© Phoebe Lapine
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Total Time
15 MIN
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Serves : Makes 8 small tacos

When grilled, scallions become sweet and silky, making these fast chicken tacos taste deliciously complex. Plus: More Mexican-Inspired Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a small food processor, puree the sour cream with the garlic, cilantro and the juice of 1 lime. Season with salt.

Step 2    

In a shallow bowl, whisk the remaining lime juice with the cumin, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of salt. Add the chicken and turn to coat with the marinade. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.

Step 3    

Meanwhile, light a grill or preheat a grill pan and brush the grates with oil. Grill the scallions over high heat, turning frequently, until wilted and lightly charred, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

Step 4    

Remove the chicken from the marinade and grill, turning once, until lightly charred on the outside and cooked through, about 8 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and let cool for 5 minutes, then thinly slice.

Step 5    

Grill the tortillas in a single layer, turning once, until soft and pliable, about 30 seconds. Spread the tortillas with crema and top with the scallions and chicken. Serve right away.

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