Blackened BBQ Chicken Tacos

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I’m embarrassed. This recipe has been starred in my Google Reader for … um… 7 months.

And every time I dig into the depths of my starred items, I see it and think, “I really have to get around to making this!” Folks, the day has come! And dare I say, they were worth the wait? Much more appropriate for July with a cold beer than December and hot cocoa, anyway. Am I right?

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I also finally got around to using my bottle of KC Masterpiece BBQ Sauce Southern Style, courtesy of Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program. Yeah, I cheated and used bottled BBQ sauce but Sues said I could!

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Blackened BBQ Chicken Tacos

Chicken:

• 1 T chile powder
• 1 T oregano
• 1/2 T brown sugar
• 1/2 T smoked paprika
• 1 t cayenne pepper
• 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

For Assembly:

• 1 T canola oil
• 1 medium onion, cut into strips
• 8 corn tortillas, warmed
• 6 oz. goat cheese, crumbled

Mix together the chile powder, oregano, brown sugar, paprika, cayenne pepper, in a small dish. Rub on chicken breasts.

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Over indirect heat, grill chicken, flipping once, until internal temperature hits 165*, about 30 minutes.

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Chop the cooked chicken into bite-sized pieces.

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Toss chicken with 1/2 cup BBQ sauce.

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Assemble tacos with chicken, goat cheese, and onion. Garnish with cilantro.

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And devour. The flavor was fantastic. And the chicken made an excellent salad topper the next day.

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7 Responses

  1. Looks so yummy Leah!

  2. These look great! All the flavors together in a taco – yum!

  3. What a great recipe!! I have go to try these!

  4. this looks fast…and very, very delicious! Theresa

  5. Quick and delish! Just the way I like it….looks so yummy!

  6. Looks absolutely stunning and delicious! I would be all over these tacos!!

  7. Looks pretty good…this will definitely thrill your taste buds!

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