Fried Chicken Tacos

Sarah- Hey guys, we are back! First of all, happy new years, hope you guys had a very happy holidays with your families. I’m still trying to transition back into my normal routine. So quick meals are getting me through since I returned from vacation. I decide to share a quick, yummy,  and easy meal with you today. It’s fried chicken tacos.

It’s basically fried chicken. It’s my favorite kind of taco. I fry it in extra virgin olive oil, I know some people use canola oil or vegetable oil but to me it taste the best with olive oil and it’s much healthier than using another types of oil.

The layer of avocado is a healthier option i always opt for. I learned to love avocado in my late 20s, now in my early 30s I LOVE AVOCADOS. I never use to love cheese but recently I discovered my love for cheese. In this recipe, I marinate the chicken tenders in ginger garlic paste to get rid of the smell, I marinate for 2 hours. I have also tried to do it without marination it doesn’t taste the smell, I’m left with smell in my chicken which is not something I would like to eat. Also, always fry the chicken on medium low. I can’t tell you how many times I brunt the chicken.

This recipe is great for a week night meal. It comes together really quick. It’s a great side or main dish for your next party.  I hope you give this recipe a try. If you have any questions about our recipes, techniques, or you just want to say hi! Please feel free to message us.  As always, if you try any of our recipes be sure to tag us on instagram @twoclovesinapot. Find us on Pinterest too @twoclovesinapot. Please subscribe to our newsletter. We value honest feedback.

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Fried Chicken Tacos

Fried Chicken Tacos are lightly toasted soft tortilla tacos filled with avocados, fried chicken, jalapeños, tomatoes, and cheese along with a yummy sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: american, mexican, taco
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lbs chicken tenderloins
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • olive oil extra virgin (for frying)
  • 1/2 cup full fat yogurt
  • 1/2 avocado ripe
  • 1/4 tsp italian seasoning
  • 1 lime
  • tomatoes chopped
  • tortillas
  • salt as needed
  • fresh cilantro chopped
  • jalapeños

Instructions

Chicken

  • Marinate the chicken with 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste and salt.
  • Mix the egg and the milk make it a mixture.
  • Prepare flour for breading chicken by adding 1 tbsp taco seasoning to the flour and stir it.
  • Bread the chicken - Dredge in flour, then in the egg/milk mixture, then again in flour.
  • In a frypan, on medium low heat, Add in oil and heat it up.
  • Place the chicken in the hot oil and fry until cooked through and golden brown about 7-10 minutes on each side.

For the Sauce

  • For the sauce, mix greek yogurt and 1/2 tsp taco seasoning and 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning. Mash in 1/2 avocado.

Tortillas and Assembly

  • Toast the torilla slightly.
  • Cut up the tomatoes and jalapeños cut up very thinly, and spread some mexican cheese for taco toppings.
  • Place a thinly sliced avocado first on the tortilla.
  • Place a fried chicken tender on a toasted torilla, top with sauce, the toppings, cheese, squeeze some lime, and top it up with fresh cilantro. Serve Immediately.

Enjoy!

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I love avocados too! This recipe looks delicious – bookmarking it to try for later.