Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa

Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes

Corn tortillas are quickly charred then filled with shredded chicken and a fresh avocado citrus salsa. Your family will love this easy chicken taco recipe.

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa

As our citrus-themed weekly meal plan continues, I’m excited to share this quick, delicious and easy recipe just in time for #TacoTuesday! Made with just a few fresh ingredients, you are only minutes away from transforming yesterday’s Asian Citrus Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken into Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa.

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Topped with bright lime juice, creamy avocado and juicy oranges, every bite of these slightly-charred chicken tacos are going to send your taste buds on over drive.

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As always, I recommend slightly warming the corn tortillas over a stove-top flame by flipping them with metal tongs a few seconds per side until lightly charred and pliable.

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The end result? A fresh twist on taco night that you’ll be making again and again. These chicken tacos with avocado citrus salsa are going to be a huge hit with the whole family.

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Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa - an easy and delicious taco recipe

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa

Corn tortillas are quickly charred then filled with shredded chicken and a fresh avocado citrus salsa. Your family will love this easy chicken taco recipe.
PREP: 10 minutes
TOTAL: 10 minutes
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Servings4

Ingredients
 

  • 4 servings leftover Asian Citrus Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
  • 8 corn tortillas

Avocado Citrus Salsa

  • 2 avocado (pitted and cubed)
  • 2 seedless oranges – any variety (such as Cara Cara or Navel)
  • 1 lime juiced
  • ½ cup minced cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno – minced (remove seeds to keep mild)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Warm up the leftover shredded chicken in the microwave until hot – 1-2 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, toss together all of the Avocado Citrus Salsa ingredients. Check for seasoning and adjust accordingly; set aside.
  • Slightly warm the corn tortillas over an open flame using metal tongs. Flip the tortillas 2-3 times per side until slightly charred and pliable.
  • To serve, fill each tortilla with shredded chicken and a heaping spoonful of the Avocado Citrus Salsa.

Nutrition

Calories: 376kcalCarbohydrates: 38.3gProtein: 28.5gFat: 14.9gSaturated Fat: 1.8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 13.1gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 60mgSodium: 792mgFiber: 8.8gSugar: 8.5g

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15 responses to “Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa”

  1. Jon Kellum Avatar
    Jon Kellum

    Made these for dinner tonight and they were wonderful! Thanks for the recipe! I’ll definitely be making these again.

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Oh I’m so glad you liked them Jon!! Let me know what you try next!

  2. Peabody (Culinary Concoctions by Peabody) Avatar
    Peabody (Culinary Concoctions by Peabody)

    I love how light and refreshing these look!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      They are so good and easy to make!

  3. TidyMom Avatar
    TidyMom

    There’s just so much to love about this taco!! Can’t wait to try it!! Gorgeous photos Liz!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Aww thank you so much! Let me know if you try them!!

  4. Karly Avatar
    Karly

    That chicken looks incredible – and you know I’m always about the taco.

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Girlfriend. TACOS are life.

  5. Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps Avatar
    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps

    These look so bright and fresh!! And delicious, of course… ;)

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Awww thank you!! Bright and fresh is my favorite! :)

  6. Sandy @ Reluctant Entertainer Avatar
    Sandy @ Reluctant Entertainer

    Love this, Liz. So fresh – we could eat tacos 7 nights a week! Love the salsa!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Oh my gosh I could too Sandy!!! xoxo

  7. Erin @ Texanerin Baking Avatar
    Erin @ Texanerin Baking

    I love all the flavors in here! I’m excited for citrus week. I’m all for all things citrus right now! Or actually, since the day after Christmas. ;)

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      ahaha same here!!! Citrus is the best!

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Hi I’m Liz!

Hey there, I’m Liz Della Croce and I’m thrilled to have you here! My aim is to motivate and ignite your passion for cooking amazing meals for your loved ones.