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Chicken Tacos with Charred Salsa


What’s cooking

Fire up the grill, amigo, and get this party started! Charred salsa and our zesty marinade make these tacos terrific.

Main Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Eight 6-inch flour or corn tortillas

Charred Salsa Ingredients

  • 8 ripe Roma tomatoes
  • 2 seeded jalapeño peppers
  • 2 small red onions, halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Marinade Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Have coals or grill ready with hot flames.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together juice, oil, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Marinate chicken for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, grill tomatoes, jalapeño peppers and onions on grill rack. Grill, turning occasionally, for 5 minutes, until charred. Set aside.
  • Grill chicken breasts for 12 to 15 minutes, turning once. Meanwhile, chop tomatoes, seeded jalapeno peppers and onion. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt, lime, orange zest and cilantro.
  • Serve chicken breasts with warm tortillas and salsa.