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best southwest chicken fajitas

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kim Brooks
Prescott, AZ

This recipe came from my friend Gaye and started as chicken breast sandwiches but here in the Southwest we have to change it to a regional thing....

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For best southwest chicken fajitas

  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/4 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    lawry's seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder [not garlic salt]
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 6
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 4
    onions, sweet or purple are best

How To Make best southwest chicken fajitas

  • 1
    Place olive oil and vinegar in bowl or casserole dish. wire whisk until blended. Add remaining spices. Blend. Place chicken breast in marinade and cover. put in refrigerator for several hours or overnight [for best flavor]
  • 2
    Remove about a cup of marinade from dish before grilling and set aside. You will use 1/2 of this for onions and 1/2 for chicken. Slice up 4 onions into quarters then slices DO NOT dice and place in frying pan with 1/2 cup of marinade mixture. cook until tender and almost clear and brown.
  • 3
    Place chicken on grill and drizzle by tablespoons 1/2 of the marinade mixture. Grill until firm and cooked thoroughly. take off grill and carefully slice lengthwise into strips and serve warm with tortillas, onions, lettace, salsa and whatever else you like with your fajitas