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Mexican Street Corn Tacos with Cajun Chicken
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Mexican Street Corn Tacos with Cajun Chicken

These Mexican Street Corn Tacos with Cajun Chicken use the best end of summer produce for a spectacular twist on taco night!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, tex mex
Keyword: street corn tacos
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 564kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson

Ingredients

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 red pepper diced
  • 1/2 green pepper diced
  • 2 tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1/2 small red onion diced

Cajun Chicken

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Street Corn

  • 4 cobs of corn cooked and cut off cob
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta or cotija cheese
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Garnishes

  • Cilantro
  • Limes
  • Jalapeno
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream

Instructions

  • Preheat BBQ to med-high heat and soak corn cobs for 15 minutes in a bowl of water.
  • Marinate chicken in olive oil and seasonings for 10 min. Add to grill once preheated and cook for 20 min until chicken is fully cooked.
  • Meanwhile, prepare other veggies and toppings. Brush corn with olive oil and grill for 10-12 min. Remove and let cool, then cut all the corn off the cob and place into a large bowl. Toss with sour ceam, feta, lime juice, chili powder, garlic, cilantro, salt and pepper.
  • Brush corn tortillas with olive oil then grill for 2-3 min.
  • Add chicken, bell peppers, street corn and red onion to tortillas in that order. Garnish with toppings of your choice and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 564kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 962mg | Potassium: 1201mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2899IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 185mg | Iron: 4mg