Chicken Nugget Tacos with Lime Dressing is mildly spiced chicken nuggets in a soft taco and drizzled with a zesty lime dressing and a family favorite for Taco Tuesdays !
Light Dinner, Lunch
Author: Linda Nortje
675gChicken Filletscubed small ( 1 1/2 pounds )
Oil for deep-fry
1smallLimejuice and zest
8Soft Flour Tortillasmedium size (heat just before use)
Toss together the Chicken, Garlic, Salt and Buttermilk – place in a marinating container and marinade 30 minutes
Combine the Flour, Cayenne Pepper, Paprika, Oregano and Black Pepper in a medium bowl
Heat the Oil for deep-fry
Meanwhile, shake off the excess marinade from the Chicken – dip into the Flour mixture and deep-fry 2 – 3 minutes in small batches – transfer to a paper towel lined plate and keep warm until all the Chicken are cooked
Dressing: Whisk together the Mayonnaise, Lime zest and juice, Garlic and Water – keep aside until needed.
To assemble: Scatter some Lettuce over one half of each warmed Tortilla, top with Tomato and Chicken Nuggets – drizzle over some Dressing – fold over the other half of the Tortilla
Total time excludes marinating time
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