Mango Chicken Tacos

Do you have a recipe that your family asks for All. The. Time? Mine has several – and one of the major requests are these Mango Chicken Tacos. Not that I blame them because DANG they’re amazing! Plus, super easy to fix up on a busy night. You’re welcome 🙂
Mango Chicken Tacos / Busy Mom's Helper
Ingredients:
12 Hard yellow corn taco shells
2 cups Romaine lettuce, shredded
1 tsp. Lime zest
3 tbsp. Lime juice
1/2 cup Mayonnaise (or Miracle Whip, whichever you prefer)
2 tsp. Ground cumin
1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
3 cups Grilled chicken breasts, diced
1/2 small Jicama, peeled and sliced
1 small Mango, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup Fresh cilantro, loosely packed, chopped
1/4 tsp. Salt
1 Avocado, peeled and sliced

Directions:
Prepare the taco shells according to the package and set aside.

In a bowl, mix the lime zest, 1 tbsp. of the lime juice, mayo, cumin and cayenne pepper until well blended. Place about 1/3 cup of the sauce into a resealable plastic bag, secure and set aside (this will be used to drizzle over the tacos).

Add chicken to the remaining sauce and mix well.

In separate bowl, combine the jicama, mango, cilantro, salt and remaining lime juice until well mixed.

In each taco shell, place some lettuce, then the chicken mixture, jicama mixture and avocado. Trim the corner of the sauce-filled bag and drizzle over the tacos.

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20 Responses to “Mango Chicken Tacos”

  • Yum! I love Mexican food…so easy to make and so delicious. These sound so fresh and tasty!

    • I do too, Val! The flavors of this are absolutely fresh and vibrant…just so, well, sunshiny is how I would explain it! 😀 Thanks so much for stopping by!

    • Thank you so very much, Ashley! Totally makes my week 😀 I love the linky party each week, thank you so much for hosting. I hope the rest of your week is wonderful!

  • We love mango. We love chicken. We love tacos. I am pretty certain that this recipe is going to go down a treat with my boys! I’m pinning it to my “I feel like chicken tonight” board. 🙂 I found you from the Tempt My Tummy link party. Also, I’ve just posted my Tasty Tuesdays link party on my blog & I’d love it if you could stop by & link up some of your recipes! Here’s the link: http://anyonitanibbles.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/Tasty-Tuesdays-8-features-ad.html

    • That’s fantastic….the perfect blend!!! I appreciate the invite – linked up my new French Toast Bites 😀 Hope the rest of your week is fantastic!

  • Yummy – Thanks so much for linking this up too! =)

    Danielle
    SewMuchCrafting.com

    • I do, too! Beef tacos just aren’t as fresh and flavorful, in my opinion 😀

    • Of course, I LOVE this party!!! Can’t wait for this weeks…I’ve got some fun stuff 😀 Hope you have a fantastic weekend!

  • We love Mexican food here. I am going to try these. They look really good! Thanks for linking up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday.” I hope you will be able to join us again this week. 🙂

    • Thanks Lisa! Let me know how everyone likes them 😀 Have a great night!

    • I do, too! One of my favorite fruits (although I hate cutting out the core) 🙂 LOVED the party again this week – always such great ideas! I appreciate you hosting it 😀 Have a fantastic weekend!

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