Moroccan Chicken Tacos

It may not be Tuesday but it’s TACO TIME!!! Make amazing tacos that family and friends will craze and love for future events!!! The prep time is a little longer due to you are making your own salsa and your own rub for the chicken, but it’s well worth the adventure.

To make salsa:

In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for the salsa and season

to taste with salt and pepper. Allow the mixture to rest

in the fridge while you prepare the chicken.

To make chicken tacos:

Set the oven to 420°F (215°C).

Combine all the spices for the chicken rub with 1

tablespoon of olive oil, and rub on the chicken breasts.

Heat a non-stick frying pan on medium heat, and sear the

chicken breasts for 3 minutes on each side. Then place

the chicken on a baking tray, and bake it in the oven for

8-10 minutes or until cooked through.

Heat up the tortillas in a hot oven or on a pan. Chop the

cooked chicken, and assemble the tacos.

Before serving, garnish the tacos with chopped parsley and hot (if using).

For the salsa:

  • 1 medium cucumber, chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1⁄2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice only

Spices for chicken rub:

  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

For the tacos:

  • 14 oz. (400g) chicken breast
  • 8 small whole wheat tortillas
  • handful parsley, chopped
  • spicy sauce, optional

Serves: 4
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 13 mins

Nutrition per serving:

351 kcal
14g Fats
28g Carbs
29g Protein