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Barbecue Chicken Tacos with Peach-Gouda Salsa

Prep Time
1 hour

Cook Time
40 minutes

Difficulty
Intermediate

Servings
4-8

Cuisine Type

Cheese Types

Recipe Description

Indulge in the perfect union of sweet and savory with our Barbecue Chicken Tacos featuring a luscious Peach-Gouda Salsa. Let the creamy, nutty notes of Cady Creek Farms Gouda cheese elevate each bite, promising a tantalizing flavor adventure you won't soon forget!

Ingredients

Peach-Gouda Salsa:

4 large fresh peaches, peeled, pitted, and chopped, or 4 cups sliced frozen peaches, thawed and chopped

7 ounces Cady Creek Farms Gouda cheese, diced (about 1 cup)

1/2 cup finely chopped red onion

1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

1 medium jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped

Juice of 1 medium lime

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Barbecue Chicken:

1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs

1 cup barbecue sauce

 

Tacos:

8 flour tortillas, warmed (6 inches)

Minced fresh cilantro, optional

Preparation

Peach-Gouda Salsa:

  1. Combine the salsa ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cover the bowl.
  4. Refrigerate the salsa for at least 1 hour.

Barbecue Chicken:

  1. Grease the grill grate.
  2. Heat the grill to medium heat.
  3. Place the chicken on the grill, covered.
  4. Grill the chicken over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side.
  5. Brush barbecue sauce onto one side of the chicken after flipping.
  6. Repeat the flipping and brushing process every 3-4 minutes until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F, which usually takes about 15-20 minutes.
  7. Transfer the cooked chicken to a cutting board.
  8. Tent the chicken loosely with aluminum foil.
  9. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes.
  10. Thinly slice the chicken.

Tacos:

  1. Warm up the tortillas.
  2. Place slices of barbecue chicken onto each tortilla.
  3. Spoon some Peach-Gouda salsa over the chicken.
  4. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.
  5. Serve the tacos immediately.

 

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Cheese. Photo courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin.

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