Cook up a Mexican-inspired feast with this lime chicken dinner idea.


  • 2 limes
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 (440g) chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, halved
  • 3 vine-ripened tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, halved lengthways, sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 2 teaspoons Mexican chilli powder
  • Lime wedges, to serve


  1. Finely grate rind from 1 lime. Reserve rind. Juice limes. Combine garlic, 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1/4 cup oil in a shallow ceramic dish. Add chicken. Turn to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine tomatoes, cucumber, onion and coriander in a bowl. Drizzle with remaining oil and 1 tablespoon lime juice. Toss to combine.
  3. Heat a barbecue plate or chargrill on medium-high heat. Add chicken. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes each side or until cooked through.
  4. Spray each side of tortillas with oil. Sprinkle with chilli powder. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes each side or until brown and crisp. Cut into wedges. Sprinkle chicken with reserved lime rind. Serve chicken with lime wedges, salad and tortilla wedges.