Three chipotle chicken tacos with a few ingredients falling out on a piece of brown parchment paper next to a lime wedge on a wooden surface

Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Chipotle Chicken Tacos are a healthy meal with a kick of flavor and a hint of spicy. They can easily be customized to your family's taste.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword cheese, chicken, tacos
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 tacos
Calories 381kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch




  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 8 tortilla shells
  • 1 cup mexican blend cheese shredded

Chipotle Cream:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp spicy mayonnaise

Other Toppings:

  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion


  • Add the olive oil, cumin, and lime to a small mixing bowl
  • Whisk until they are combined
  • Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and place them in the marinade
  • Stir to coat the chicken
  • Let it marinate for at least 20 minutes
  • In a medium skillet, over medium-high heat, saute the chicken until it is browned on the outside and cooked through on the inside
  • While the chicken is cooking, use a whisk to combine the ingredients for the chipotle cream in a small mixing bowl.
  • Warm the tortillas then put a scoop of the cooked chicken on the center of each taco
  • Place a dollop of the chipotle cream on the chicken then cover that with cheese
  • Add any of your other desired toppings and serve warm


Serving: 1taco | Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 536mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 1mg