Lunch | Dinner

Spiced Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Avocado Cream

The yogurt marinade creates such a succulent result in this spiced chicken.

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Recipe by Vitasoy


3 cloves garlic, crushed

2 teaspoons smoked paprika

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

1/2 cup Vitasoy Greek Style Soy Yogurt – Plain

500g chicken thigh fillets

1 ripe avocado

1/2 cup Vitasoy Greek Style Soy Yogurt – Plain, extra

1 tablespoon lime juice

1/8th wedge green cabbage, thinly sliced

1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley

1 tablespoon lime juice, extra

12 flour tortillas


  1. Pre-heat oven to 200°C (180°C fan forced). Combine garlic, paprika, cumin seeds and yogurt in a bowl and season to taste. Add chicken thighs and coat in marinade. Arrange chicken on a baking paper lined tray and bake for 18-20 minutes or until cooked through. Slice chicken into strips.
  2. Meanwhile, in a blender, process avocado, yogurt, lime juice, salt and pepper until smooth.
  3. Combine cabbage, red onion, parsley and lime juice to make slaw. Season well with salt and pepper.
  4. Warm tortillas according to packet instructions. Serve topped with slaw, avocado cream and sliced chicken.

This marinade is also ideal when used with white firm fish fillets.