Chicken Tacos with Mandarin Salsa


For the grilled chicken:

  • 500g skinless chicken tender or breasts, cut into thick strips
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • Zest of 1 Delite mandarin

For the mandarin salsa:

  • 2 Delite mandarins, peeled, segments cut into small chunks
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 long red chilli or jalapeno deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • ½ cup coriander, roughly chopped

To serve:

  • 8 corn tortillas, warmed
  • Store bought slaw mix or 1 cup each combined: shaved red cabbage, green cabbage and shredded carrot
  • chipotle or sriracha mayonnaise (optional)
  • Lime wedges (optional)


  1. Preheat the grill or pan to medium high heat.
  2. Mix the chicken, vegetable oil, salt, spices and mandarin zest together until well combined. Season with salt. Grill or pan fry the chicken for 4-5 minutes, until cooked through and slightly charred.
  3. Combine the mandarins, red onion, chill pepper, lime juice and coriander together. Season with salt and black pepper.
  4. Serve the chicken in tortillas layered with slaw mix, mandarin salsa and mayonnaise.