Chicken Fajitas

Sherry B


These are the tastiest fajitas I've ever made - as good if not better than some Mexican restaurants. You can use this marinade with beef flank steak as well.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
30 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 c
    italian dressing
  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • ·
    flour tortillas, warmed
  • 1
    red or green pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1
    sweet onion, sliced into strips
  • 1 tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder

How to Make Chicken Fajitas


  1. Pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness between two pieces of saran wrap. Whisk together first 7 ingredients. Place chicken in a large ziplock bag and pour marinade in and seal. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium heat (300° to 350°) about 15 minutes on each side or until chicken is done. Cut into strips.
  3. While the chicken is cooking, heat vegetable oil and butter in a large skillet on medium high heat. Add pepper and onion, sprinkle with garlic and onion powders, and sauté until tender.
  4. Place chicken, pepper and onion on a hot platter. Serve in tortillas with desired toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, avocado, salsa, and lettuce.

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About Chicken Fajitas

Course/Dish: Chicken Beef
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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