Grilled Chicken and Mango Salsa Tacos


Indulge in the tropical fusion of our Grilled Chicken and Mango Salsa Tacos. These tacos combine the smoky flavor of grilled chicken with the sweet, juicy burst of mango salsa, creating a delightful mix of tastes and textures. Wrapped in soft tortillas, they're a perfect summer treat or a refreshing twist for taco night.

Grilled Chicken and Mango Salsa Tacos

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes (including marinating time for chicken)
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 4-6
  • Serving Size: 2 tacos


For the Grilled Chicken

  • Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless: 3 (about 600 grams or 1.3 pounds)
  • Olive oil: 30 ml (1 ounce)
  • Lime juice: 30 ml (1 ounce)
  • Garlic powder: 1 gram (0.03 ounces)
  • Ground cumin: 2 grams (0.07 ounces)
  • Salt and pepper: to taste

For the Mango Salsa

  • Ripe mango, diced: 1 large
  • Red bell pepper, diced: 1
  • Red onion, finely chopped: 50 grams (1.8 ounces)
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped: 15 grams (0.5 ounces)
  • Lime juice: 15 ml (0.5 ounce)
  • Salt: a pinch

Corn tortillas: 8-12

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Marinate chicken breasts in olive oil, lime juice, garlic powder, cumin, salt, and pepper for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Grill the chicken over medium heat until cooked through, then slice thinly.
  3. For the mango salsa, combine diced mango, red bell pepper, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt in a bowl.
  4. Warm the tortillas on the grill or in a pan.
  5. Assemble the tacos by placing grilled chicken slices on each tortilla, topped with a generous spoonful of mango salsa.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • For extra flavor, add a pinch of chili powder to the chicken marinade.
  • Serve with a side of guacamole or sour cream.
  • If mangoes aren't in season, peaches make a great substitute.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I use flour tortillas instead of corn? Yes, both work well depending on your preference.
  • How can I make this dish spicier? Add diced jalapeño to the salsa or a spicy sauce on top.
  • Is this dish gluten-free? Yes, if using corn tortillas, this dish is gluten-free.