Watermelon, Grilled Chicken, & Sweet Onion Tacos

This summer recipe combines some of our seasonal favorites – grilling, watermelon and, of course, sweet onions! Add it to your Taco Tuesday rotation or just enjoy for lunch or dinner when you want some added freshness.



  • 2 cups ripe cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 large jalapeno peppers, chopped fine with seeds and veins
  • 1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups grilled chicken breast, chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • salt, to taste
  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, chopped
  • 1¼ cups cilantro
  • ¾ cup cotija cheese, crumbled
  • 12 small flour tortillas

Coolie Sauce:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup Mexican crema
  • 4 Tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp white sugar

For Taco: Mix tomatoes, jalapenos, onion, olive oil, lime juice, watermelon and cilantro Layer chicken, produce mixture and cheese onto tortillas

For Coolie Sauce: Whisk together all ingredients and pour into squeeze bottle to top on tacos

If you like this recipe, try our Grilled Cheese with Tomato & Sweet Onions!

Prep Time

30 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Tags: Lunch | Dinner