Grilled Taco Lime Chicken, Fish, or Tofu

Grilled Taco Lime Chicken, Fish, or Tofu

Serves 2-4
Meal type Lunch, Main Dish, Salad
Misc Freezable, Pre-preparable
Website Adapted from Picky Palate


  • 1 Tsp cumin
  • 1/2 Tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 Tsp paprika
  • 1/2 Tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 Tsp salt
  • 1/2 Tsp pepper
  • 2 limes (juiced)
  • 2-4 chicken breasts, fish fillets, slabs of tofu


You could double or triple this recipe and grill up a large batch of chicken/fish/tofu to have for the upcoming weeks lunches. Or freeze it for whenever you need a quick meal. The spice mixture can also be made ahead and stored in a sealed container to be used whenever you need. Chop up your protein of choice and use it in salads, tacos, sandwiches, stir-fries, soups….or eat as an on-the-go snack.


1. Combine all spices in a small bowl and stir to combine.
2. Place protein of choice in a ziplock bag and add spice mixture. Toss to coat.
3. Add lime juice and toss again until coated. Marinate in the fridge for as little as 30 minutes or up to 6 hours.
4. Preheat grill over medium high heat and spray with cooking spray. Grill chicken/fish/tofu for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Serve as desired.