Grilled Chicken Tortillas with Spicy Guacamole
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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


Prep time 15mins
Cook time 10mins
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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.