1 package of vegan chicken
8 small corn tortillas
1 avocado, sliced
1 cup shredded lettuce
1/2 cup diced tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
Juice of 1 lime
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Hot sauce or salsa (optional, for serving)
- Preheat the oven according to the instructions on the package of vegan chicken.
- In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir well to make a marinade.
- Place the vegan chicken strips or nuggets in a mixing bowl and pour the marinade over them. Toss gently to coat the chicken evenly with the spices.
- Arrange the seasoned vegan chicken on a baking sheet and bake according to the package instructions until crispy and golden.
- While the vegan chicken is baking, prepare the taco toppings. In separate bowls, have the sliced avocado, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, chopped cilantro, and red onion ready.
- Warm the corn tortillas in a dry skillet over medium heat for about 30 seconds on each side until soft and pliable. Keep them warm in a clean kitchen towel.
- Once the vegan chicken is cooked, remove it from the oven and allow it to cool slightly. Cut the strips or nuggets into smaller pieces suitable for filling the tacos.
- Assemble the tacos by placing a generous amount of the vegan chicken pieces onto each tortilla. Top with avocado slices, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, chopped cilantro, and red onion.
- Squeeze fresh lime juice over the tacos for added zest and flavor.
- Serve the zesty vegan chicken tacos with hot sauce or salsa on the side, if desired.
Enjoy these delicious and satisfying Zesty Vegan Chicken Tacos! They are packed with flavor and perfect for a quick and tasty plant-based meal.