My family goes crazy for these grilled Chicken Street Tacos, and I love how EASY they are to make! Marinated chicken thighs are grilled to perfection and served with warmed corn tortillas, pico de gallo, and cilantro.

Looking for more grilling recipes? Try Easy Grilled Pizza, Hawaiian Bowls, Cajun Chicken and Sausage Kabobs, or Grilled Corn on the Cob!

Three grilled chicken street tacos on a plate topped with fresh pico, cilantro, and next to a lime wedge.

Why I love this recipe:

  • BEST flavor! – These chicken street tacos pack a punch of fresh flavor, and every person in my family devours them. It’s no surprise they’re such a popular recipes among TBFS fans!
  • 30 Minute Meal – Start to finish in less than 30 minutes? Yes please! I love to marinate the chicken hours ahead, or the night before, to make this meal even more effortless.
  • Grill – best summertime meal on the grill, so I can keep the house cool and mess-free. Plus, whether you’re making Fish Tacos, a Steak, Hamburger or Grilled Pizzas, the grill adds so much flavor!

What are street tacos?

Mexican street tacos are smaller tacos, typically served on corn tortillas.  They are small in size, making it easier for a “street traveler” to enjoy a quick meal. The filling is served on two small corn tortillas so that they don’t rip or tear when piled high with toppings.

How to make Chicken Street Tacos:

Marinate Chicken: Make chicken marinade by combining all marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add chicken thighs and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to overnight.

Chicken Thighs marinating in a bowl of marinade for the best Chicken Street Tacos recipe.

Grill Chicken: Preheat grill over medium-hight heat. Grease the grill and place chicken from marinade on the grill. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, flipping once (thickest part of the chicken thigh should register about 165 degrees F). 

Chicken thighs on the grill for homemade street tacos.

Chop Chicken: Transfer chicken to a plate and allow to rest for several minutes before chopping into small pieces.

Two images with a plate of grilled chicken thighs, then the chicken thighs sliced for easy street tacos.

Assemble: Warm tortillas on dry grill or skillet on the stove for a few seconds on each side. Layer two warmed mini street corn tortillas together. Top with chopped chicken, pico de gallo, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime. Feel free to add hot sauce, sour cream, pickled red onion, or other desired toppings. Serve with a side of Mexican Rice, Elotes (Mexican Corn), and a glass of Horchata.

Three Chicken Street Tacos on a plate topped with fresh pico de gallo and cilantro and a couple lime wedges on the side.

Tips for Perfect Street Tacos:

  • Use Chicken Thighs: I like using chicken thighs because they’re a little more forgiving on the grill, super flavorful, and don’t dry out as easily as chicken breasts. That said, you can definitely use chicken breasts for this recipe!
  • Let the Meat Rest: Whatever cut of chicken you decide to use, let the meat REST for a few minutes before chopping it up. This is super important in allowing the meat to absorb all of the yummy juices before you cut into it. (The same goes for pretty much any other meat/steak you cook).
  • Use the Right Tortillas: Corn tortillas are the BEST to use for these chicken street tacos. I love these mini corn tortillas that are specifically intended for street tacos, but you can use regular corn tortillas instead. Heat corn tortillas on a griddle or skillet for a few minutes on each side, or throw them on the grill for a few seconds.
  • Fresh Pico: As with most tacos, the toppings make the difference between average and fantastic, and homemade pico de gallo is the perfect accompaniment to these tacos! It’s incredibly easy to make yourself, or you can even buy a small container from the grocery store (usually in the produce section). As a last resort, substitute regular salsa.

Make Ahead Instructions:

To Make Ahead: The marinade can be made and kept in the fridge for a few days. Marinate the chicken for a few hours, up to overnight to make this meal even easier. Fresh Pico de Gallo can be made one day ahead.

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Recipe

Three Chicken Street Tacos on a plate topped with pico de gallo, cilantro, and lemon wedges on the side.
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 10 minutes
Total 25 minutes
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Ingredients
 
 

For the Tacos:

  • 1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs , or breasts
  • 24 white corn tortillas , warmed
  • 2 cups Pico de gallo
  • 1 /2 cup fresh cilantro , chopped
  • 6 lime wedges
  • More optional toppings: guacamole, sour cream, pickled red onion, hot sauce

For the Marinade:

Instructions
 

  • Marinate Chicken: Make chicken marinade by combining all marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add chicken thighs and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to overnight.
  • Grill Chicken: Preheat grill over medium-hight heat. Grease the grill or spray generously with cooking spray. Remove chicken from marinade and place on hot grill. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, flipping once (thickest part of the chicken thigh should register about 165 degrees F). Transfer chicken to a plate and allow to rest for a few minutes before chopping into small pieces.
  • Assemble: Warm tortillas on dry grill or skillet on the stove for a few seconds on each side. Layer two warmed mini street corn tortillas together. Top with chopped chicken, pico de gallo, cilantro, hot sauce, sour cream, pickled red onion, or desired toppings. Serve with a lime wedge for squeezing on top.
  • Serve with a side of Mexican Rice, Elotes (Mexican Corn), and a glass of Horchata.

Notes

Serving Size is 3 tacos.
Corn tortillas: if using regular size corn tortillas (not mini) you don’t have to double-up on the tortillas to serve them. Heat corn tortillas on a hot dry griddle or skillet, or on the grill for a few seconds on each side. 
Make Ahead Instructions: The marinade can be made and kept in the fridge for a few days. Marinate the chicken for a few hours, up to overnight to make this meal even easier. Fresh Pico de Gallo can be made one day ahead.

Nutrition

Serving: 4gCalories: 632kcalCarbohydrates: 94gProtein: 43gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 162mgSodium: 1654mgPotassium: 905mgFiber: 13gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 2296IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 190mgIron: 5mg

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  1. 5 stars
    My whole family LOVED these chicken tacos. The marinade was so so so good. I will be writing this recipe down to keep. Thanks for sharing!

  2. 4 stars
    Really nice marinade.

    Warning for those who don’t like it too spicy:

    Real chipotle powder can pack a punch. Use guajillo, ancho or just regular ol’ chile powder.

  3. 3 stars
    Tastes overall good, however, this recipe calls for WAY too much spice, which I typically can handle.

  4. Thank you so much for this amazing recipe! Have prepared it many times – still a family favorite.

  5. 5 stars
    Best chicken marinade i’ve ever tried. Have to reduce the chipotle powder a lot since I don’t do super well with heat, but even after reducing it the flavor is super strong. Use this marinade every other week!

  6. 5 stars
    These were delicious! Next time I make them I’ll reduce the chipotle chili powder to 1 Tbsp or maybe 3/4 Tbsp. I used chicken breasts and smoked paprika, and served them on Mixla tortillas which are a combination of flour and corn tortilla.

  7. I’ve made this recipe several times and it turns out absolutely amazing! Definitely my “go to” for chicken tacos. Thanks for sharing!

  8. 1 star
    This was awful. It was sooooo dry and tasted like dirt. It was difficult to swallow it was so dry and bitter. Worst chicken street taco I have ever had.

    1. I’m so confused how they could taste like dirt (or be dry, considering we use chicken thighs). So sorry you didn’t enjoy the recipe.

  9. 5 stars
    Really delicious! Didn’t have dried chipotle so used canned. Otherwise followed recipe. Will definitely make again, thank you

  10. 5 stars
    This was very good. I made it as directed. My only change was to vacuum seal it and whack the chicken thighs with my rolling pin to tenderize it.

    I use Milagro corn tortillas (available from Amazon). They are fantastic. Combined with this, fresh pico de Gallo and Cholula’s chile lime sauce, this was a five star winner tonight. Going into our recipe box. Thank you!

  11. 5 stars
    Love this recipe!! I was wondering if you knew what the calorie count would be on just the marinade? I am thinking about using it for something else.

  12. 5 stars
    This was a big hit with my family! The marinade made the chicken so flavorful and tender. Definitely recommend and I will be making it again!

  13. 5 stars
    We absolutely LOVE this recipe! We usually make extra for lunch the next day and use the chicken for salads too. So good and super easy for busy families!!! It’s such a quick fix that everyone in our family enjoys!

  14. I agree I usually prefer to not use the microwave but if one is in a hurry first cover the tortilla with grated cheese and anything else that needs heating, 25 seconds for a pair in our micro, then add the cold stuff. The melted cheese holds it together very well and it’s a great way to use leftovers in a jiffy.

  15. My family loves this recipe! I make a double batch with chicken breast ( my teens prefer this to thighs) and everyone can make a taco or 2 after school, after practice or for a late night snack. Definitely a favorite and a healthy option to fast food!

  16. 5 stars
    Made this several times. Enjoyed every mouth full!! Even doubled it, and froze the meat. Turned out great!!

  17. Followed the recipe and added two tablespoons of vegetable oil to the marinade. I used chicken breast instead of thighs and this came out great. You’re worried about chicken breast being dry turn it more than once. I turn mine three times 4 1/2 minutes per side. Flour tortillas instead of corn. Keeper.

  18. 5 stars
    I tried making your chicken street tacos, cheese enchiladas and Mexican rice for dinner tonight. Delicious. Took me back to the little restaurants and street vendors in La Mesa, Tiajuana, BC.
    Thanks for sharing your recipes.

  19. 5 stars
    I made this recipe yesterday! So delicious! I didn’t have just OJ so used a pineapple-OJ blend and just a dash of chipotle. Had quacamole and a salad on the side. Oh so good!!!!

  20. 5 stars
    This recipe is divine!

    The chicken street tacos that I made tonight were even better than the chicken tacos at the great little taco truck just a couple of blocks from my home.

    I swapped out the regular salt and paprika for smoked varieties. And, I simmered the marinade and diluted just a bit it to brush on my wee corn tortillas before heating them up in a scorching hot cast iron skillet. Some diced white onion, radish and cilantro on top with lime wedges and fresh salsa verde on the side – perfection!

    I think I’ll sous vide several packages next time to keep chicken in the freezer that is ready to thaw and quickly sear.

  21. 5 stars
    God bless you for sharing this, I have been far, far away, getting good Mexican food is next to impossibile and to be able to make tacos this good makes me want to cry. Aamazing tacos….thanks again.

    1. 3 stars
      This smelt sooooo delicious, so I was very disappointed to take a bite and find how hot it was! Way too hot to enjoy. There is no way that kids are eating this- I’m shocked only 1 other person has mentioned the heat. I feel like 1.5 TEASPOONS of chipotle powder would be a better ratio than 1.5 TABLESPOONS like the recipe calls for. Will be adjusting if we make it again.

  22. 5 stars
    Amazing made this yesterday . I added smoked paprika as well and a touch of agave an olive oil to the marinade For a Smokey hint and to balance some of the acid without making it taste sweet.

  23. 5 stars
    This is by far the best recipe for chicken tacos ever. We make these tacos about once a month and it has become our go-to.

  24. 5 stars
    This is the recipe I’ve been looking for. Fast and packs a punch. I hope it tastes as good as it sounds.will make it tomorrow for 5/5

  25. Made this last night and really enjoyed it! A very easy recipe. I used 3/4 Tbs of smoked paprika in place of the chili powder and broiled in lieu of grilling. Plan to make again – hopefully on the grill. Thank you for sharing!

  26. 4 stars
    This was overall a great recipe we will try again. I found the Pico de gallo had a better flavor after mixing and letting set for 24 hours in the refrigerator. One change though, we were not impressed with the cinnamon. That flavor lingered throughout and to us didn’t mix well in the flavor profile. We use mild sauce rather than hot, so maybe that is a difference maker where the heat of the hot sauce blends better with cinnamon, but to us the cinnamon was too strong. Next time we make this we will not use cinnamon at all and likely to add just a bit of heat with some cayenne pepper, and possibly some agave nectar.

  27. 5 stars
    I just made this for the family and they all loved it. My new go to for street tacos. My daughter has been living in Mexico for the past year and even shes says these were amazing.

  28. I made my tacos with this marinade, and it was OUTSTANDING!! Paired with my homemade tortillas and fresh Pico. Wow!! Made them for Cinco de Drinko and they were a huge hit. Didn’t even get any leftovers to take home. Gotta make more next time.

  29. 5 stars
    Just finished dinner. The chicken was amazing!!! So delicious. Will be our go to recipe now too. Going to give pork a try also with this marinade. Thank you!

  30. We’ve been having Taco Tuesdays for some time. This is by far the best tacos I’ve ever made. Our youngest son uses the chicken to make fajita nachos and OMG! Thee best! Thank you for sharing. It’s forever a winner in my house.

  31. 5 stars
    Great recipe. The little bit of cinnamon and apple cider vinegar really make this a winning marinade. I like my chicken pieces crispy in texture on all sides. So I grill it not quite 100%. Then cut it up and finished it in a very hot skillet with a little of the left over marinade. Absolutely wonderful.

  32. 5 stars
    I’ve seen (and eaten) a lot of tacos and these are the best tacos ever!! The flavors are spot on and I think I’ll take you up on the recommended margarita!

  33. 5 stars
    Absolutely love this! My husband and I made this 3 times in 2 weeks. We’re addicted now. It challenges the best pollo asado tacos we’ve had from any taco stand or restaurant. The lime. pico and cilantro are important additions. The chicken stands on its own, but those put it over the top.

  34. 5 stars
    Family staple and this is what I serve for my daughter’s high school volleyball team pre-game team meal. The kids all love it. Good balance of carbs and protein. I do also serve Cojita or Queso Fresco cheese with it – as another topping.

  35. 4 stars
    The flavor profile was very good, but it was definitely sweeter than I was aiming for. We’ll use this recipe again (we used smoked paprika and no chili ancho/chipotle — the kids can’t handle and heat!), but I’m still searching for the delicious flavor I can’t seem to identify. Btw…we used the leftover chicken and another batch of marinade (as dressing) to make chicken for “make-your-own” bowls. Chicken, rice, beans, corn, tomatoes, avocados, etc. Everyone ate and loved it!

  36. 5 stars
    It’s really great , but I could taste the cinnamon. Next time I’ll just use less. My family loved it, Ali s with the pick! It’s a keeper.

  37. 5 stars
    My family loves Grilled Chicken Street Tacos! The fresh Pico De Gallo is a must, it’s not hard, make it!

  38. I was wondering if I could make the marinade ahead of time and freeze it along with the chicken. How long ahead of time do you think I could make them. Were going on a houseboat trip and are having a fiesta night 2.

  39. 5 stars
    This is a great recipe. Your Pico de gallo is the highlight of this taco. I will say, I prefer New Mexico red chiles over chipotle, so I do some substitution on the chiles. But, your recipes are amazing and I highly recommend this recipe.

  40. 5 stars
    These are the best authentic tasting mexican tacos we have ever made at home. Thank you for a fantastic recipe we will use for the rest of our lives!

    1. I’d just cook it on the stove-top–if you have a grill pan or cast iron pan they would work best, but a regular skillet would be fine as well 🙂

  41. I plan on using this recipe for a large party and grilling the chicken the night before. What would be the best way to re heat the chicken?

    1. I Ashlee, You want to warm it without “cooking” too much. You could chop the chicken and add it to a crock pot on low heat to warm it (add some chicken broth to the pot as well).

  42. Hi,

    I was wondering if there is a substitute for apple cider vinegar! A friend of mine is allergic and I would not want them to miss out on such great meal!

  43. 3 stars
    This was way more heat then flavor. I followed the marinade recipe exactly and while we didn’t hate it, it was way too hot. I have half the recipe still and am hoping I can tone it down for dinner tomorrow. For reference I like heat. 1-5 I always order 2.5-3 spice.

  44. Hi Lauren,
    Just wondering if there would be a suitable substitute for the chipotle chili powder? We have a spice allergy and I usually just skip it in my regular taco seasoning, but I figure it’s pretty important in this marinade! Can’t wait to try it! Happy Taco Tuesday! ?

    1. I really can’t think of a suitable substitute other than regular chili powder. It would just change the marinade flavor completely….Id suggest using a different marinade–a cilantro-lime type of marinade would taste great!

  45. 5 stars
    Delicious and easy to prepare. I used half chicken breasts to cut down on the fat, marinated overnight, and the meat came out tender and juicy

  46. 5 stars
    These tacos turned out delicious!! About to try the marinade out on whole chickens to smoke them instead of grill. I’m sure they’ll be great! Thanks for the recipe.

  47. 5 stars
    I typically don’t come back to website recipes to leave a review, but I HAD to after making these for a taco party last night. Let the chicken sit in the marinade for 24 hours and WOW it’s perfect! Will be making this again for sure.

  48. 5 stars
    Yes!! I was able to prep dinner while my kids were napping. This marinade is a WIN. I substituted the Pico de Gallo for a fresh chopped onion/cilantro mixture for a more authentic so-cal street taco. My (picky) husband approved and this will be added to our regular rotation!

  49. 5 stars
    Could I possibly fry the chicken thighs in a pan since I have no grill? But would it have the same taste and flavor because this seems amazing

    1. Hi Keitra,

      I would recommend using the broiler in your oven. Cook on one side for about 5 minutes and then flip them and cook on the other side. You won’t get quite the same taste as the grill but I think they will still taste great!

  50. 5 stars
    Outstanding! Thank you. This will be my go to chicken tacos. I used bone in breasts and roasted in a cast iron skillet over poblanos peppers. Those where then diced and mixed into the chicken. Excellent marinade.

  51. With the citrus, how does marinating the chicken over night taste? Does the lime juice cook it/make it rubbery?

    Thank you

  52. 5 stars
    This recipe really made some amazing tacos. But I also serve them on a plate paired with baked beans. Good either way! Thanks!

  53. 5 stars
    This is such a great recipe. I actually septupled this recipe for an event at work and it turned out great. Everyone loved it and I know I will make it again, on a smaller level. 🙂

  54. 5 stars
    Fantastic recipe!! I had my boyfriend over the other night and together we made the tacos, your pick de gallo, and Skinnytaste guacamole. It all went together so well! Will definitely be a go-to meal from now on!

  55. 5 stars
    Made these last week, and woke up craving them for breakfast! We are having a get together tmrw, and because of this recipe, we are doing a taco bar! We put the marinade on chicken breasts and used the infrared smoker to cook them
    Oooooohhhh mmmyyyyyyy chicken was it so good!!!! I refuse to share this recipe, it goes in my vault! Thank you!

  56. 5 stars
    Made this last night and it was absolutely delicious! We love Mexican food and wanted something different to make with boneless chicken thighs! We loved it. Made no changes to it. But I did make some Chipotle Lime Crema to drizzle over top. Yummy! Thx for the recipe!

  57. 5 stars
    Love this recipe! As does the entire family. The marinade for the chicken thighs truly makes the flavor pop. Made last week and, by request, making again tonight for Taco Tuesday! Had my 15 yr old whip up the Pico de Gallo while I did the rest. So yummy.

    1. Thanks Maureen! I’m so glad to hear it was family approved (and I’m happy you got your teenager to help cook! 😉

  58. I’m looking for a recipe for a large party. Can I grill the chicken in the morning, cut it up in the afternoon before the party and heat up the meat in oven? Any suggestion on how to keep the chicken moist while heating it up?

    1. Hi there, I think if you use chicken thighs, that would work (breasts would dry out). Heat it in the oven at 325 degrees–spritz the chicken with a little water or extra marinade and cover with foil. I’d love to hear if you try it!

  59. 5 stars
    Was thinking of making this for a party as part of the taco bar. Any suggestions on making the chicken in advance ? What would be the best way to keep it warm without drying it out?

    Thanks!

    Looks dish looks fantastic !

    1. Hi Barbara, the best way is to prepare it in the marinade in advance, but cook it fresh. If you’d like to cook it in advance, it really depends on how far in advance you need? Will you need to reheat it completely? It would have to be refrigerated if not eaten very quickly after it’s cooked…

  60. 5 stars
    This was easy to make and delicious. The chicken thighs were so tender.. There were no leftovers. We’ll definitely make it again.

  61. 5 stars
    Used chicken breasts instead of thighs and a mixture of ancho + chipotle ground pepper. So delicious! I ate the leftovers for two more days! Making this again tonight but trying it with a skirt steak instead. Thanks so much for a great recipe!

    1. Sounds delicious–love the idea of using skirt steak. Thanks for sharing Linda, I’m so happy you enjoyed them!

  62. 5 stars
    OMG – this was outstanding! I followed the recipe exactly, added your Pico de gallo (with some crushed pineapple) and some crispy vegetable slaw, and it made the best homemade street tacos I’ve made. Thank you so much!

    1. That’s what I LOVE to hear! So happy you enjoyed them– and I love your topping ideas! Thanks for coming back to comment.

  63. 5 stars
    This was wonderful and a life saver. I was making dinner and ran out of beef for tacos so I needed to use up the chicken breast I had on hand. Without the lime (I didn’t have any) it was still delicious. Would definitely do again. Can’t wait to try with dark meat chicken. Thanks a billion!

    1. Nothing makes me happier to hear! So happy it worked into your meal so well. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  64. 5 stars
    We made these last night as the second course of our ‘tacos + tequila pairing dinner’ for about 16 friends- everyone RAVED about them!! As one of the previous commenters suggested, I used the juice from a can of pineapple in the marinade (which I did for at least 24 hours) and used the crushed pineapple in the pico recipe. It made a TON of pico, but it was gone in no time! I was asked repeatedly for both of these recipes, so I’ll be sending the link to this recipe out shortly!

    Rather than grilling the chicken, I dumped the thighs with the marinade into a baking dish and threw it in the oven at 400 for about 20 minutes or so. I was frantically trying to keep up making margaritas, so I didn’t have time to grill anything- turned out phenomenal. Will absolutely make these again!

    1. What a fun dinner idea–I’m so thrilled they were a hit at your party! Thank you for sharing. Also, thanks for the tip about baking them, and I love your idea of adding pineapple juice and crushed pineapple to the pico. YUM!
      Next time you should totally try the carne asada ones on my site. I make them “street taco” style to, and they’re amazing! https://tastesbetterfromscratch.com/carne-asada-tacos/

  65. 5 stars
    These tacos are so good!! I have been looking for a recipe for Mexican marinated chicken like the chicken my daughter buys at a Mexican market in the central valley. This was so good the only thing I changed was I added 1/4 of a cup of canola oil. We had it with mango, avocado, cilantro and red onion. Big hit!! Next time we will try it with radishes, onion and cilantro. I can’t wait to try your other recipes.

    1. Thank you so much JoAnne! I love your topping ideas–fantastic. I’m happy you found me, and I hope you get to try some more recipes soon!

  66. Hi Lauren! I’ve chosen this recipe as part of a tequila pairing dinner we’re having with some friends next weekend. I’m wondering how much adobo sauce (from a can of chipotles in adobo) you think would be adequate to swap out for the chipotle powder in the marinade. I don’t want to overdo it…

    Looking forward to hearing back & trying out the recipe!

    1. Hi Kristin, I would try about 2 teaspoons of the adobo sauce. Sounds like fun–I’d love to hear how you like them!

  67. 5 stars
    Best tacos ever. The marinade is so flavorful! We added avocados, cilantro, feta cheese, pico de gallo, a little organic salsa and sprinkled the top with just a touch of lime juice. I could literally eat this EVERY DAY. Thank you! Bookmarking this recipe for life.

  68. 5 stars
    First time ever making chicken tacos. These were great! Even my very finicky eater son enjoyed them.
    Thanks for the recipe!
    Have just started following you. Love what I see so far.

    1. Thanks so much for sharing! I’m happy you found me–hope you get to try some more recipes soon! 🙂

  69. 5 stars
    Made these tonight, very very good. Love the cinnamon flavor that sneaks up at times. I would put less chipotle chilli powder next time tho, I’m a wimp when it comes to spicy ?

  70. I’m craving these, but alas, it’s winter and not really grilling season. Could I cook the chicken on the stove top? What’s the best way?

    1. Hi Stephanie, Absolutely! I would recommend using a grill pan. (If you don’t have one, they are AMAZING and not very expensive). You could also broil them in the oven on the top rack (for 5 minutes or so on both sides) and I think they would turn out great. I would love to hear how it goes!

  71. Can’t wait to dig the grill out from the snow, it’s so cold in OHIO right now!
    Did you use Mexican oregano in the marinade or the Mediterranean variety? I have a bottle that I’ve never used, it’s not similar to Mediterranean at all and it wasn’t what I wanted for Italian food. Please let me know!

  72. I am SO making these! I had some chicken tacos from a street truck the other day and I came across your recipe while searching for one so I could make my own. -They were so good! I am excited to try your recipe as this is all I could find that looked like they would be about the same! Thanks for sharing. =)

  73. 5 stars
    This chicken marinade is the best I have used so far for street tacos!! Disclaimer that I did not have orange juice so I used a half a can of pineapple juice and pineapples, then threw the other half of the can of chopped pineapple into my salsa. It was LIGHTS. OUT.

    1. Thank you for sharing! I love your substitution of pineapple juice, and how you added it to your salsa. YUM! (And if you liked this recipe, you should totally try the Carne Asada Tacos https://tastesbetterfromscratch.com/carne-asada-tacos/ –those and these chicken street tacos are two of my all time favorites!) Thanks again for sharing Natasha, and for following TBFS!

  74. 5 stars
    These were DELICIOUS!!! Your homemade pico de gallo put them over the top. So good and so easy!!

  75. 5 stars
    New family favorite. A fun twist on tacos and packed with flavor! We added some hot sauce to kick up the heat.

  76. 5 stars
    These tacos are AMAZING!! So glad I decided to make them, they’ll be a “go to” for my husband and I for sure!!

    1. Thanks SO much Kristina! I’m so glad you and your husband liked them, and thanks for commenting 🙂