Tangy Orange Chicken Tacos

Picture this: a delightful blend of flavors that dance upon your taste buds, creating a symphony of tanginess and savory satisfaction. These Tangy Orange Chicken Tacos are a true delight for the senses, bringing together succulent pieces of chicken bathed in a zesty orange glaze, all nestled within warm tortillas.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • Zest of one orange
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • Sliced green onions and sesame seeds for garnish


  1. In a saucepan, combine the orange juice, orange zest, soy sauce, honey, grated ginger, minced garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Simmer over medium heat until the mixture reduces and thickens into a glaze.
  2. Add the cooked and shredded chicken to the glaze, tossing to coat each piece thoroughly.
  3. Warm the flour tortillas, then fill each with a generous portion of the tangy orange chicken.
  4. Garnish with sliced green onions and a sprinkle of sesame seeds for an extra layer of flavor and visual appeal.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Tangy Orange Chicken Tacos combine the bright, citrusy notes of fresh orange juice with savory chicken to create a mouthwatering taco filling that’s both flavorful and satisfying.

Nutrition information per serving:

  • Calories: 280
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 2g

Picture yourself savoring each bite of these Tangy Orange Chicken Tacos – the tender chicken, the zesty glaze, and the satisfying crunch of the tortillas. It’s a fiesta of flavors that brings a burst of sunshine to your plate, perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend gathering. Share these tacos with loved ones and let the tangy, citrusy goodness brighten up your culinary adventures!

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