These Adobo Chicken Tacos are low-carb, keto-friendly, easy to make, and flavorful. They are made with ground chicken, served in lettuce wraps, and topped with Cilantro Lime Crema.
This taco meat recipe is made with ground chicken and flavored with homemade taco seasoning and adobo pepper. It’s easy to make and can be served with butter lettuce and soft or hard tortillas.
These ground chicken tacos are easy to make and require simple taco ingredients.
Here are some of our recommendations/tips with the ingredients for the recipe:
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This ground chicken lettuce boats are easy to make, and all you go to do is cook the chicken and veggies and then assemble the tacos.
Saute onion and garlic.
Add diced onion to a pre-heated saute pan with 1-2 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion for about 3-5 minutes; add garlic and cook for 1 additional minute.
Cook chicken with spices and adobo.
Add ground chicken to the same saute pan. Use a spatula to break the ground chicken into pieces.
Or, use a potato masher to help break the cooked chicken into pieces if needed.
Once chicken is cooked, add adobo pepper and taco seasoning, and stir to combine.
Cook until tender, and season to taste.
Once the ground chicken is fully cooked and broken into pieces, taste and determine if you need more salt or lime juice.
Make taco lettuce wraps.
Add ground Mexican chicken meat to lettuce cups and season with pico de gallo, Mexican crema, hot sauce, or other taco toppings, and enjoy!
If you don’t have pico de gallo, dice 2-3 small tomatoes into small pieces and season with lime juice, salt, and pepper.
Adobo is another seasoning that can be added to your tacos for flavor. Adobo pepper is smokier in flavor, and when added to dishes along with taco seasoning, the dish will have a complex and delicious flavor.
This recipe is versatile; you can use ground pork or ground turkey. Cook the meat with onions, garlic, taco seasoning, and adobo pepper, and serve with lettuce wraps for a low-carb but filling meal.
The most popular types of lettuce for lettuce wraps include Boston bib lettuce and romaine hearts. Cabbage leaves also work really well too, but they are a little more tender.
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Need a beverage to go with this appetizer? Classic Margaritas, Ginger Margaritas, Strawberry Lime Margarita, and Anejo Old Fashioned are our go-to drinks.
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