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Easy Marinated Chicken Tacos

My favorite recipe for easy marinated chicken (or steak) tacos. Gifted to me years ago by a dear friend’s momma – she probably doesn’t know how often we make this and how much we love it!

Prep
Cook
Serves 4people
Ingredients
1
lb organic chicken breast, cut into small pieces
MARINADE:
3
cloves of garlic, minced
3
tbs olive oil
1/2
cup tomato juice (I often omit if I don't have it)
1/2
cup lime juice (about 2-3) + extra for wedges
1/2
cup soy sauce
1/2
cup brown sugar
1
tsp pepper
TOPPINGS, ETC.:
8
corn or flour tortillas
1
red pepper, sliced
2
-3 jalapeños, sliced
1
onion, sliced
cilantro to top
optional: rice
Directions
1.
MARINATE THE CHICKEN
2.
Mix all the marinade ingredients together in a large bowl or large ziploc bag.
3.
Add the chicken pieces and mix into the marinade.
4.
Place in dish and marinate 8 hours or overnight, turning once or twice.
5.
TO PREPARE THE TACOS
6.
Place chicken and the marinade into a large skillet on medium heat until cooked through. About 5-8 min.
7.
In a separate pan, sauté onion and peppers in a little olive oil until heated through.
8.
Char tortillas on an open gas flame, about 30 seconds per side. Moving around with tongs until blackened on edges.
9.
Assemble and top with jalapeños, cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

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