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Chicken Tacos on a white plate served in a lettuce leaf and drizzled with sour cream dressing. A black and white cloth is nearby.

Grilled Chili Lime Chicken Tacos

Probably the best recipe for Grilled Chicken Tacos you will ever try! Spicy chicken with a zesty avocado salsa and drizzled with sour cream dressing is your ultimate keto-friendly summer grill recipe. Ready in 30 minutes...
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword Chicken Tacos, Grilled chicken tacos, keto taco recipe, Low-carb mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 391kcal
Author Abbie Brooks


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken tenderloins
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (2 limes) divided
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 head romaine lettuce (Cos) or low-carb tortillas


  • Preheat grill to 400 F (200c)
  • Toss chicken with olive oil, 2 tablespoons of lime juice and seasonings until well coated
  • Place chicken on grill and cook until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F (75 C), flipping once
  • While chicken cooks cut avocado into chunks and slice tomatoes in half or quarters
  • Toss tomatoes, avocado and diced jalapeño with 1 tablespoon lime juice and 2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro
  • Add sour cream, remaining cilantro and remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice to a blender and blend on high until smooth
  • Remove chicken from grill and allow to cool slightly and dice
  • Serve on lettuce wraps or low-carb tortillas with salsa and sour cream dressing


1. If you like a very mild flavor you may cut chili powder in half or eliminate altogether. 


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 477mg | Potassium: 1299mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 14455IU | Vitamin C: 22.9mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 2.5mg