Monday, September 12, 2016

Baja Chicken Taco Recipe

On Taco Tuesday last week I wanted to jazz things up a bit.  Instead of making my basic, everyday, beef tacos, I made these beautiful and exotic looking Baja Chicken Tacos!  

They are vibrant, colorful, and the best part...HEALTHY FOR YOU!  That's right, I said healthy for you!  This recipe is so simple, and I know you and your family is going to love it, so...

Let's Get Started!

Baja Chicken Tacos:
*Prep Time: 3 min  *Cook Time 10 min *Difficulty: Easy *Servings: 4 Tacos


  • 2 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Bag of Broccoli Slaw
  • Corn Tortillas
  • 1 c Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Chipotle Pepper in adobo, minced
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • Chili Powder
  • Cumin
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Salsa, Lime, Avocado, and Cilantro for toppings

To begin you will need to season the chicken breasts with salt,


Chili Powder,

and Cumin on both sides.

I forgot to photograph this step, but you will need to place a skillet over medium/high, and allow it to get hot.

Once the pan is hot you will cook the chicken 4-5 minutes on each side until the juices run clear and the center is no longer raw.

While the chicken breasts are cooking you can make the Baja Sauce.

You will need to remove ONE chipotle pepper from the can.

Using your knife, mince the pepper up very finely.

Now place the pepper into a mixing bowl.

To the pepper in the mixing bowl, you will need to add the greek yogurt.

By us using greek yogurt instead of sour cream or mayo you are saving yourself calories!
Lots of flavor, none of the guilt!

Now you will add the honey and


Mixing everything together and taste.
Give the sauce a couple of seconds to decide if the spice is right for you.  This is the kind of spice that can really sneak up on you.  This may be fine, but you may like your sauce with a little more kick.  If you would like more spice, just add a little of the adobo sauce from the can until you get the heat that you want.

After the chicken has fully cooked, remove it from the pan and dice it up.

This part os really fun.

To get those beautiful charred marks on your corn just place the tortilla right over the flame on your stove for 30 seconds to 1 minute, then flip.

If you don't have a gas stove you can do this is a dry pan.

And now the BEST part!

Place two charred tortillas on your plate.  I use two because the corn tortillas tend to be a little brittle sometimes.  Then I lay down the broccoli slaw. I like using the broccoli slaw in this dish because it's one of those sneaky ways to get nutritious veggies into your child's meals without them knowing!  Next place the chopped chicken on top of that and drizzle a little of that AMAZING Baja sauce, and then top with some salsa, cilantro, lime, and avocado!

These Baja Chicken Tacos are so pleasing to the eye.  They are full of brilliant texture and color, that you can't help, but to want to take a bite.  Then once you do, all of those bold flavors dance around your tongue like a fiesta! So don't do the same old boring taco Tuesday, get in the kitchen and give these Baja Chicken Tacos a try TONIGHT!  And if you like these, I know you will enjoy my Thai Chicken Pasta with Spicy Peanut Sauce or my Tequila Lime Chicken.  And as always...

Happy Reading, Happy Eating, and Happy Living,
~The Kitchen Wife~


  1. These look delicious!!! Beautiful pictures and great recipe. :D

    1. Thanks lady! I love a good recipe that is simple and healthy!