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Chicken Fajitas

1
Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Many people equate fajitas with a sizzling-cast-iron-pan experience at the local Tex-Mex restaurant. While dramatic, that’s not necessary for making smoking-hot fajitas at home. A simple marinade for the chicken, some charred veggies, and a few fixin’s make for an easy and healthy weeknight dinner.

Serve the fajitas with some homemade Guacamole.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 Servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 c
lime juice
1/4 c
vegetable oil
2 clove
garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes, crushed
1/4 tsp
salt
6
boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1
onion, sliced into strips
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
6
flour tortillas

TOPPINGS:

guacamole
salsa
shredded lettuce
sour cream

Step-By-Step

1Combine lime juice, 1/4 cup oil, garlic, pepper, red pepper flakes and salt; pour over chicken. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours
2Drain chicken, discarding marinade.
3In a large skillet, saute chicken and onion slices in remaining oil for 10 to 12 minutes or until done, stirring frequently.

Serve on tortillas with guacamole, salsa, lettuce and sour cream, if desired.

About Chicken Fajitas

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy