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Loaded Grilled Chicken Tacos

Loaded Grilled Chicken Tacos

Heat it up this summer with some Loaded Grilled Chicken Tacos! Juicy chicken breast topped with "spiked" sour cream and homemade pico and guac all together in a flour tortilla. This recipe is sure to make you the ruler of Taco Tuesday!

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Pellets: Cherry

Start with the chicken:

You'll need:

2 Pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 Tablespoon olive oil
2 Teaspoon chili powder
1 Teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 Teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 Teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
1 Teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

Step 1:

For the Marinade: Combine the chicken breasts, olive oil, spices, zest, salt, and pepper in freezer bag and give everything a good mix. Chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours (overnight is best).

Step 2:

When ready to cook, set temperature to 450℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

Step 3:

Place the chicken breasts on the hot grill and cook, lid closed, for 25 to 30 minutes, until crispy, golden, and the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165℉.

Step 4:

While your chicken is cooking, prepare the pico, guac, and spiked sour cream

Pico de Gallo:

You'll need:

1 1/2 Pound plum tomatoes, diced
1 Medium red onion, diced
1/2 Cup cilantro, chopped
1 lime, juiced
kosher salt

Combine the diced tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and juice of 1 lime in a small bowl and mix well. Season to taste and set aside.


You'll need:

2 Whole avocados
1 Tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 Cup finely diced red onion
2 Tablespoon finely chopped cilantro leaves
kosher salt

Peel and carefully remove the pit from the avocados. Smash the avocado in a bowl with the lime juice until smooth, leaving a few chunks for texture. Next add the red onion, cilantro and give everything a good mix. Season to taste.

"Spiked" Sour Cream:

You'll need:

1/2 Cup sour cream
1 Teaspoon chili powder
1 Tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
Pinch kosher salt

Combine all the spiked sour cream ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.


Step 5:

Remove the grilled chicken from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing into thin strips.

Step 6:

Divide the sliced grilled chicken on warm tortillas, then hit each with fresh pico, guacamole, and a dollop of spiked-sour cream. Top each taco with sliced jalapeño and fresh cilantro, and serve with lime wedges and hot sauce. Enjoy!