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I adapted this recipe from one that used real chicken. I made tacos to avoid using cheese but this key lime chicken would go very well in a quesadilla or over rice.
Vegan Spicy Key Lime Chicken Tacos
9 oz vegan chicken
3 TBS soy sauce
2 TBS agave nectar (or organic honey – if you are not vegan)
1 TBS olive oil
zest of one lime
juice of one lime
3 garlic cloves – chopped
1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
2 TBS Sriracha sauce
1 tsp salt
Avocado – sliced & lime squeezed on it
Pico de gallo (salsa)
Cilantro – as garnish
In your blender – make a marinade by mixing the soy sauce, agave (or honey), olive oil, zest & juice from the lime, garlic, ginger, sriracha & salt into a sort of puree.
You can leave the chicken in big pieces or dice it up. Either way – pour the marinade over the chicken. I did this right in the bag the chicken came in & I let mine sit overnight but 30 minutes is fine.
Heat the chicken in a pan treated with cooking spray (or a little olive oil) until it begins to brown. I actually heated the extra marinade in a separate pan. Do this if you think you want to add a bit of sauce to your tacos. DO NOT do this if you used real chicken!!! Fake chicken is perfectly safe.
I heat my tortillas on the grill (or over the burners) on my stove to soften them & get some little golden spots on them.
Now – assemble the tacos. Warm tortilla, faux chicken, a drizzle of marinade, avocado slices, pico de gallo & a squeeze of lime. Sprinkle with cilantro & shove these spicy little fuckers down your gullet!