Grilled Mexican Chicken Caesar Tacos

Caesar salad has a whole new look, with all the same crunchy, creamy flavors you love, in these quick and easy tacos.
Prep 40 Minutes
Total Time 40 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 packet (.85 oz) Old El Paso™ Chicken Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 20 oz boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand 'n Stuff Taco Shells (10 Count), heated as directed on package
  • 1/3 cup bottled Caesar salad dressing
  • 1/3 cup diced fresh tomato
  • 1/4 cup cooked corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco cheese
  • Lime wedges
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In gallon-size resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix oil and taco seasoning mix. Add chicken; seal bag. Shake until chicken is evenly coated. If not grilling immediately, place in refrigerator to marinate, up to 2 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill over medium heat (350°F to 400°F). Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  3. Transfer to cutting board, and cover loosely with foil; let rest 5 minutes, then chop.
  4. Divide lettuce and chicken among heated taco shells; drizzle with dressing. Top with tomato, corn and cheese. Serve with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Two tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese can be substituted for the queso fresco.
  • This recipe also tastes great in Old El Paso™ Soft Tortilla Bowls.
  • Use whatever kind of cooked corn you prefer. Canned, cooked frozen or cooked fresh corn all work well.


  • 1 Taco Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 120);  Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 60mg;  Sodium 380mg;  Potassium 160mg;  Total Carbohydrate 12g (Dietary Fiber 2g ,Sugars 1g);  Protein 13g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 20%;  Vitamin C 4%;  Calcium 4%;  Iron 8%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1 1/2 Lean Meat;  2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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