Crispy & Juicy Taco Chicken Recipe: This Easy Taco Chicken Recipe With Cilantro Lime Crema Has Southern Roots by Donna John

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3 months ago
Crispy & Juicy Taco Chicken Recipe: This Easy Taco Chicken Recipe With Cilantro Lime Crema Has Southern Roots

Taco ... chicken? Oh, my. When Trisha Yearwood made this recipe on her Food Network show, Trisha's Southern Kitchen, the menu for that night changed immediately. This easy taco chicken recipe is a keeper.

This is the easiest chicken recipe to make! It starts with taco seasoning and a chicken, so there's minimal prep. The creamy, tart, cilantro lime crema is tasty, but if you're short on time, you could skip it or open a bottle of avocado or cilantro ranch. Thank you, Miss Yearwood.

Cuisine: American/Mexican
Prep Time: 1 to 24 hours to marinate
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Chicken

Cilantro Lime Crema Sauce

  • 1/3 cup Mexican crema or sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice 
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Here's how to make it:

Put the chicken and onion into a plastic zipper bag. Add the taco seasoning and oil. Shake to coat and allow it to marinate in the fridge for a few hours or overnight.

To make sauce, combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Place chicken on a baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 425-degree F oven for about 45 minutes, or until cooked through. Serve with sauce.

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Julie Rose
That looks amazing! 😍
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Oh my goodness, looks like a party for your mouth! Thanks for sharing the yum, Donna John !
Gwen Johnson
Forgot to update. I made this a few weeks ago, and it was delish. Didn't make the lime crema, though. Served it with jalapeno ranch. In my rotation now.
Donna John
Love the idea of jalapeno ranch. Gwen Johnson
Donna John
This is soooooo good.

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