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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 creamy avocado 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
Author: Sarah Mirza


For the Chicken Marination

  • 8 lbs chicken tenderloins
  • 5 garlic minced
  • salt

Flour Mixture

  • flour
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning

Egg Mixture

  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup milk


  • ¼-1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin (for frying)

For the Sauce

  • ½ cup full fat yogurt
  • ½ avocado (riped) mashed
  • ½ tsp italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp taco seasoning
  • tsp salt

For the Toppings

  • 1 lime
  • tomatoes chopped
  • fresh cilantro chopped
  • jalapeños chopped
  • tortillas


Marinate Chicken

  • Marinate the chicken for 2 hours with garlic and salt.

Flour Mixture

  • Prepare flour for breading chicken by adding 1 tbsp taco seasoning to the flour and stir it.

Egg Mixture

  • Mix the egg and the milk make it a mixture.

Drenching and Frying

  • Dredge the chicken in flour then in the egg/milk mixture, then in flour mixture again
  • In a fry pan, 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, yogurt, taco seasoning, salt, Italian seasoning and 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.