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A sheet pan filled with grilled chicken skewers, tortillas, peppers, jalapeños, corn, cucumber and tortilla chips.

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.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Marinating time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Dinner, Entree, Game Day Snack, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 -12 People


  • 12 Wooden Skewers 8"


Chicken Skewers

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs boneless/skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ cup cilantro minced
  • Zest & juice of one lime
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

Spicy Guacamole

  • 2 avocados ripe
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet onion
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 jalapeño roasted, grilled or charred - skin removed, diced
  • 2 cloves of roasted garlic
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves chopped


Chicken Skewers

  • Add all ingredients (except skewers) to a resealable bag, seal and shake well to combine.
  • Refrigerate chicken in the marinade for at least 2 hours.
  • If using wooden skewers soak in water for 60 minutes.

Spicy Guacamole

  • Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  • Char the jalapeño, then remove the skin and dice.
  • Place all ingredients into a molcajete (or bowl & fork) and mix to desired consistency
  • 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.

Grill the Chicken

  • Place chicken pieces on skewers (3-4 pieces/skewers).
  • 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 and all your fixings.
  • 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!
Keyword chicken skewers, chicken tortillas, spicy quacamole
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