California Love- BBQ Chicken Tacos
Recipe Type: Entree
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Serves: 4 ppl
Spicy BBQ chicken tacos. Mexican style with a California flavor.
  • 10+ corn tortillas
  • 6 (1 lb or 16oz.) bone-in, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1.5 cups (12.5oz.) spicy BBQ sauce
  • half 1 red onion, thinly sliced for garnish
  • 2 cups (370 grams) diced tomato, about 2 vine ripe tomatoes
  • 2 cups (370 grams) diced English cucumber, about ¾ cucumber
  • 5 cup (92.5 grams) rough chopped cilantro, another small chopped amount for garnish
  • 1 lime, juice
  • 5 cup (4oz.) olive oil
  • salt & pepper, for salsa and chicken, to taste
  1. Preheat propane grill to medium heat
  2. Cut excess fat from defrosted chicken
  3. Lightly salt and pepper chicken thighs, lightly drizzle with olive oil
  4. Toss thighs in bowl to cover in seasoning
  5. Place on preheated grill for about 6 minutes on each side or until juicy and tender
  6. Remove and reserve to cool down a bit
  7. In a medium sauce pan over medium-low heat, pour BBQ sauce to warm
  8. Pull apart cooked chicken off the bone and into bit size pieces, put into warming BBQ sauce
  9. Put temperature on low to keep chicken and sauce warm
  1. Place diced tomato, diced cucumber, olive oil, lime juice and chopped cilantro in a medium bowl; salt & pepper to taste
  2. Toss until combined
  1. Warm tortillas on a flat grill top over medium heat
  2. Place BBQ chicken on warm tortilla and top with salsa
  3. Garnish is red onion and extra cilantro
  4. Enjoy!
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at