Crispy chicken tacos

Perk yourself up tonight with these quick and tasty crispy chicken tacos. The whole family will love them!

  • 15 mins cooking
  • 2 hrs marinating
  • Serves 4
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Crispy chicken tacos
  • 1 large chicken breast, sliced into even-sized strips
  • 2 tablespoon sour cream
  • pinch turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon mexican seasoning or cajun spice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cup (approx) panko or fresh breadcrumbs
  • oil for frying
  • 8 crispy taco shells
  • grated cheese, shredded lettuce, grated carrot, diced red onion, sliced cucumber, to serve
  • sour cream and sweet chilli sauce, for garnish


  • 1
    In a glass or stainless steel bowl, combine the chicken strips, sour cream, turmeric, spice, garlic and lemon juice, then mix until coated. Leave to marinate for up to 2 hours.
  • 2
    When ready to serve, toss the marinated chicken strips in the panko or breadcrumbs and cook in a large, preheated frying pan with a little oil until golden and cooked through.
  • 3
    Serve the chicken strips in warmed taco shells with a range of salad ingredients. Top with a dollop of sour cream and drizzle over sweet chilli.


Add more or less seasoning depending on your tastes.

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