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Citrus-Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Jalapeno Slaw - Juicy citrus-marinated grilled chicken and a zingy fresh mango jalapeno slaw are the taco duo your taco dinner game NEEDS!
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Citrus Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Jalapeno Slaw

Juicy citrus-marinated grilled chicken and a zingy fresh mango jalapeno slaw are the taco duo your taco dinner game NEEDS! Pile these citrus grilled chicken tacos high!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinade Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

Citrus Chicken

  • 1/2 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts

Slaw

  • 2 cups shredded green or purple cabbage
  • 1 small jalapeno, minced
  • 1 medium mango, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Warmed tortillas, sour cream, and orange or lime wedges for serving

Instructions

Citrus Chicken

  • In a medium bowl, whisk orange juice, lime juice, garlic, mustard, parsley, olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste until smooth. Place chicken in marinade making sure it is evenly submerged. Let chicken marinade at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Remove chicken from marinade and pat dry. Grill chicken over medium-high heat, flipping once until chicken registers 160F. Allow chicken to cool, then slice into thin strips and keep warm.

Slaw

  • In a medium bowl, combine all slaw ingredients until evenly coated. Season slaw with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Assemble the tacos by filling warmed tortillas with sliced chicken and topping with slaw, sour cream, and lime/orange wedges if desired. Serve immediately and enjoy!