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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.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
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 jalapeños directly on a grill, gas stove burner or on a hot griddle pan. Remove jalapeños, place in a small bowl and cover with plastic wrap or a plate. Let steam for about 5minutes. Using a paper towel wipe off charred skin, slice in half, remove seeds and finely 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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