Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

I love the versatility of tacos! You an go super simple with ground beef, cheese, lettuce and tomato or you can make street tacos with some shredded chicken, onions, and cilantro. You can make hundreds of different salsas, use all sorts of meats or no meat at all. I wanted to make a creamy sauce for tacos this time, so I came up with Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos – and they were a hit!

Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

I have said it many many times but I’m going to say it again – if you can make a roux you can make any sort of sauce your heart desires. If you have butter, flour, chicken broth and heavy cream you are golden. Then you just add in the flavors you want it to end up tasting like. For this one I added lime juice, lime zest, cilantro and red pepper flakes. It was divine I tell you!

Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

I made a little Fiesta Slaw on this side – basically a coleslaw with some red onion, cilantro, and jalapeno added in along with some garlic and lime in the dressing to make it more zesty! You could also serve it with a nice plate of Mexican Rice and Creamy Refried Beans or maybe some black beans.

Fiesta Slaw

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I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

2 thoughts on “Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

  1. Donna Reidland – I'm a wife, mother, grandmother, writer, and Biblical counselor. I love sharing God's truth, hopefully in ways that will help you in your walk with God. I'm certified through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, but mostly I'm just a sister in Christ. To read more about me visit my "about me" page. My story may surprise you.
    Donna Reidland says:

    These sound delicious!

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