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5-Ingredient Tex-Mex Chicken Marinade - The absolutely best chicken marinade with only 5 ingredients! This marinade produces so much flavor and keeps the chicken incredibly moist. Perfect for salads, sandwiches, you name it!
5-Ingredient Tex-Mex Chicken Marinade
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
 

5-Ingredient Tex-Mex Chicken Marinade - The absolutely best chicken marinade with only 5 ingredients! This marinade produces so much flavor and keeps the chicken incredibly moist. Perfect for salads, sandwiches, you name it!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken breast, chicken marinade, grilled chicken, marinade, tex-mex
Servings: 4
Calories: 196 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1⅓ lbs chicken tenderloins
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • ½ tsp onion powder
Instructions
  1. Place the chicken tenderloins in a large ziplock bag. Set aside.

  2. Whisk together the oil, lime juice, taco seasoning, and onion powder together and pour the mixture into the ziplock bag.

  3. Marinate for at least 1 hour, overnight being best.

  4. Cook the chicken on the grill, stove, or even in the oven until cooked through or an internal temperature reaches 165° F.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition estimated is based upon the brands I used. Yours may vary depending on brands.

Nutrition Facts
5-Ingredient Tex-Mex Chicken Marinade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 52
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.8g9%
Cholesterol 73.3mg24%
Sodium 338.5mg15%
Potassium 2.8mg0%
Carbohydrates 3.8g1%
Sugar 2.1g2%
Protein 34.7g69%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.