Moroccan Chicken Tacos

Moroccan Chicken Tacos

Moroccan Chicken Tacos

Simple, tasty, and high in protein.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 351 kcal


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. chicken breast
  • 8 small whole wheat tortillas
  • handful parsley chopped
  • spicy sauce optional


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.
  • 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 sauce (if using).
Keyword chicken


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