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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins cook
  • 120 mins marinate

Crispy chicken tacos

Crispy chicken tacos, chicken recipe, brought to you by New Zealand Woman's Weekly


Crispy chicken tacos

  • 1 large chicken breast, sliced into even-sized strips
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • pinch turmeric
  • 1 tsp mexican seasoning or cajun spice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups (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.


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