Taco seasoning and lime juice act as a convenient marinade for this easy barbecued chicken dish.

Yield: Serves 4.



  • ​1/2 cup (125 mL) mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh lime juice
  • 1 pkg (35 g) taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) grated lime peel
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) oil


  1. ​To prepare sauce, combine mayonnaise, lime juice, taco seasoning mix and lime peel until blended.
  2. Reserve half of sauce to serve with chicken; refrigerate. Set aside remaining sauce to baste chicken.
  3. Combine chicken and oil in a heavy plastic bag. Squeeze bag to coat chicken with oil.
  4. Remove chicken from bag. Grill chicken over medium heat on natural gas barbecue for 5 minutes, turning once to sear both sides.
  5. Baste with remaining sauce and continue cooking, basting occasionally with sauce, for 7 - 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  6. Serve with reserved sauce