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Chicken Fajitas

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850Calories
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Chicken Fajitas

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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless chicken breasts (skinless)
  • salt
  • 2 Tbsp. canola (safflower, peanut or grapeseed oil, a high smoke point oil)
  • 1 onion (large, sliced lengthwise, root to tip into 1/4-inch strips)
  • 3 bell peppers (various colors, sliced into 1/4-inch strips)
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 jalapeno (seeded and minced)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 12 flour tortillas
  • salsa
  • avocado (Sliced)
  • sour cream
  • iceberg lettuce
  • cider vinegar
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    850Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories850Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol115mg38%
    Sodium1630mg68%
    Potassium1220mg35%
    Protein49g96%
    Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate81g27%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C140%
    Calcium25%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(58)

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    Clay Hardy 3 months ago
    Simple, healthy, flavorful. Can cook inside or on grill outside depending on weather. Good go to recipe.
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    Gloria Pennick 3 months ago
    This is the only way I make fajitas. Perfect every time!
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    Anastasia Sanchez 3 months ago
    The lime in the chicken was yummy!! I just added my own fajita seasoning
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    Belvis DeVille 5 months ago
    Delish as written. I didn’t substitute anything. Thank you
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    Becca 7 months ago
    I lit mine on fire before serving by drizzling 151 rum over the chicken and veggies in a cast iron skillet. It added additional flavor. Delicious recipe just as written.
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    Excellent! I loved the quick marinade with the jalapeños, giving it an extra kick.
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    Kathleen a year ago
    Fantastic five-star flavor! However, I upped the amounts and types of spices a bit, adding some smoked paprika and chipotle chile powder.
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    stephen burzese a year ago
    great...flavors were fantastic 👏
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    Jesse Paulsen a year ago
    Great! Love this recipe
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    Robert White 2 years ago
    Cooked a spin on this one with small pack chicken thighs, 2 bell peppers, chorizo, one onion. Covered chicken lightly with AP. Refrigerated 1/2 hour. Took out-let rest 1/2 hour. Skillet cooked chicken slowly medium heat and chorizo in separate skillet. Chicken to healthy temp, then added a small sprinkle of fajita powder, added peppers and onion, and chorizo cooking to sizzle then simmer. Served hot on plate-no tortillas——-eat right off plate———excellent dish cost less than 10 bucks and made plenty for 2 large men or reasonable meal for 4 folks.
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    Mallory H. 2 years ago
    Super easy recipe to follow. I didn’t have a jalapeño pepper so I added crushed red peppers to the marinade. Overall, this is a very tasty recipe. My one complaint is the mess it made cooking. Even with a spatter shield, I have to completely clean my stovetop and surrounding area. Oh well, the price we pay for good food, right? Bon Appetite!
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    Liza 2 years ago
    The chicken had great flavor. I marinated with less jalapeño because if the kids.
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    Lisa S. 3 years ago
    Delicious! I used the marinade recipe and followed the instructions for the meat. The chicken was sooo tender and tasty. I cook quite a bit and this was a stand out. I had bought some fajita sauce so I added about a 1/2 c of it to the cooked veggies and meat. The seasoning of the meat and the tenderness were no doubt from the marinade. I will definitely be making this again.
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    Sandra Tuff 3 years ago
    I didn't have the cilantro but everything else tasted great
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    Suzanne J. 3 years ago
    The best fajita recipe!
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    Veronica Pompa 3 years ago
    Loved it! I added bacon and mushrooms, the marinate adds great flavor.
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    Excellent !!! This is a keeper. I’ve made it twice. both times with chicken tenders. Chicken was so moist and vegs were crispy and yummy.
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    Cheryl Fortier 3 years ago
    Excellent recipe. Will make time and again
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    Dewald Haasbroek 3 years ago
    Nice and fresh. Would make again. quick to make
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    Renee Collins 3 years ago
    Used chicken tenders and used cilantro paste in marinade. Will update later. Didn’t use jalapeño served with yellow rice. Delicious. Will definitely make again.
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    Matthew Madey 3 years ago
    We do this on the grill. Add some Cayene and extra jalepeno for more heat if thats your thing! One of our favorite recipes
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    Nilaja Montgomery 4 years ago
    great flavor and simple to make.
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    Kelley Saarniit 4 years ago
    Hubby really enjoyed this especially the leftovers for his lunch over salad greens topped with some sour cream. Did find the need so up the spice measurements for our liking.
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    Danielle Tolbird 4 years ago
    Delicious! The oil was popping a bit much for me so I would turn down the heat slightly but it tasted amazing
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    Elise 4 years ago
    Love this recipe! So easy!
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    Nancy 4 years ago
    very delicious!! was very surprised how flavorful and moist the chicken was. my family loved it ... will definitely make it again!
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    Rasheeda Hoston 4 years ago
    Delicious! This is my second time making them and my family loves them
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    Corinna Dahlin 4 years ago
    Delicious! The marinade really makes it!
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    K 4 years ago
    It was a hit with the entire family. Served with homemade corn tortillas.
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    Stacey Jones 4 years ago
    Juicy and flavorful! Was skeptical about the amount of cumin and lime but it really gave it a delicious balanced taste!

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