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Mexican marinade for chicken

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135 · 25 minutes · See how easy it is to make Mexican Chicken Marinade. This marinade is made with simple pantry ingredients and easily mixes up in only 5 minutes. It may be simple, but it adds so much flavour to your chicken. Marinate for at least 30 minutes, and then grill or bake, or freeze it and let it marinate as it defrosts overnight in the fridge.


  • 4 Chicken breasts, skinless boneless
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Lime, juice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
Mexican Chicken Marinade

This super easy pollo asado recipe will become your go-to Mexican street tacos! Marinated, juicy chicken with citrusy flavor in warm tortillas. Make these for your next taco night!


  • 2 lbs Chicken breasts or boneless skinless chicken thighs, boneless skinless
  • 1 Cilantro
  • 1/8 cup Cilantro, fresh
  • 1 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 Lime, wedges
  • 1 tbsp Oregano
  • 1 Quick pickled red onions
  • 1 Red onion, thin
  • 3 tbsp Lime juice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tsp Chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cloves, ground
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp Paprika, smoked
  • 2 tsp Peppercorns, whole black
  • 5 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3/4 cup White vinegar
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 16 Street sized corn tortillas
  • 1/3 cup Orange juice
  • 1 Cotija cheese
  • (optional) diced avocado
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Chicken Taco Marinade

This Chicken Taco Marinade delivers seriously flavorful chicken with minimal work and ingredients. The BEST taco-inspired spice blend!

Mexican Chicken Marinade - Isabel Eats

35 · This Mexican Chicken Marinade is made with a blend of olive oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder and herbs and spices that create juicy and tender chicken!


  • 3 lbs Chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 1 tsp Oregano, dried
  • 2 tbsp Lime juice
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Ancho chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika, smoked
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin, ground
3 ingredient Chicken Taco Marinade Recipe

This easy Chicken Taco Marinade is perfect for the grill, crockpot, or the oven. Your family will be asking for grilled Mexican chicken over and over again!

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Warmer weather means more outdoor entertaining. If your guests are vegetarian, these spicy tofu and vegetable kebabs are a crowd-pleaser for veggie-lovers and meat-eaters alike. The peanut sauce also works well as a marinade for shrimp, chicken or pork.
An easy chicken fajitas recipe made with chicken infused with a chili lime marinade, and then sautéed in a hot skillet with strips of colorful peppers, and onions. This chili-lime chicken fajitas recipe is an easy weeknight dinner staple. Visit for the full recipe.
The *BEST* Mexican Chicken Marinade