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Grilled Spice-Rubbed Chicken Tacos

Grilled Spice-Rubbed Chicken Tacos

Author: BMC's Teaching Kitchen Recipe Type: Entrée | Cuisine: Mexican Serves: 4
Total Time: 90 | Prep Time: 60 | Cook Time: 30


  • 1-1 ¼ pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 soft corn tacos (5-inch diameter)


  1. Rub chicken breast with oil.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients and rub onto chicken breast.
  3. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  4. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Grill chicken 5 minutes per side until cooked through. Let stand 10 minutes. Slice thinly.
  5. Heat tortillas briefly on hot grill just to warm. Or wrap in a clean towel and heat in microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  6. To serve, place chicken in taco and top with favorite toppings.


Assorted toppings may include guacamole, tomato salsa, fresh cilantro sprigs, shredded lettuce, queso fresco, shredded cheese, or sour cream

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3 tacos Calories: 253
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Carbohydrates: 28g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Protein: 27g