Grilled Chicken Tortillas with Spicy Guacamole
"A great lunch or dinner for summer entertaining or feeding the hungry family! Fresh, light, delicious and open to any combination of fixings you care to add to the platter."
-- @zimmysnook
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 10mins


For the Grilled Chicken Tortillas

  • 2 pounds chicken thighs, boneless skinless, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/ 4 cup tamari
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/ 4 cup cilantro, minced
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Corn tortillas, for serving

To Make the Grilled Chicken Tortillas


  • Step 1

    Add all ingredients to a resealable bag, seal and shake well to combine. Refrigerate chicken in the marinade for at least 2 hours.

  • Step 2

    If using wooden skewers soak in water for 60 minutes. Place chicken pieces on skewers (3-4 pieces/skewers).

  • Step 3

    Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Place skewers on grill. Cook 3-5 minutes/side until chicken is slightly charred and cooked through. Remove to platter and serve with grilled tortillas, guacamole (recipe below) and all your fixings.

  • Step 4

    Suggested fixings: sour cream, chopped peppers, cherry tomatoes (halved), cucumber slices, chilies, chopped lettuce & purple cabbage, cilantro and tortilla chips… grilled corn optional but suggested!

For the Spicy Guacamole

  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped white onion
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 jalapeno, (roasted, grilled or charred - skin removed), diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, Roasted
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, leaves only, chopped

To Make the Spicy Guacamole


  • Step 1

    Place all ingredients into a mortar and pestle (or bowl and fork) and mix to desired consistency.

  • Step 2

    Alternatively, toss all the pre-chopped ingredients (except the avocados and cilantro) into a mini food processor and blitz. Then add the avocado & cilantro and process to desired consistency.