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Homemade Chicken Fajitas Recipe

HOMEMADE CHICKEN FAJITAS RECIPE

A classic Mexican recipe, juicy chicken is seasoned, seared and cooked to perfection, then tossed with sautéed bell peppers and onions.

 A squeeze of fresh lime adds a punch of flavor and the chicken fajitas are served with warm tortillas and topping

 

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CHICKEN FAJITAS MARINADE

My marinade base consists of:

Lime juice

Cumin

Olive oil

Garlic

Chili (you can use crushed red pepper flakes or ground chili

 

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RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup lime juice

2 teaspoons cumin

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts

Kosher salt for taste

Freshly ground black pepper

2 bell peppers, thinly sliced

1 large onion, thinly sliced

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE CHICKEN FAJITAS RECIPE

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together 1⁄2 cup oil, lime juice, cumin, and red pepper flakes.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper, then add to bowl and toss to coat. Allow it marinate in the fridge at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours or overnight.
  3.  Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until golden and cooked through for about 8 minutes per side.
  4. Let cooked chicken cool down for about 10 minutes, then slice into strips.
  5. Add bell peppers, garlic paste and onion to skillet and cook until soft for about 5 minutes. Add chicken and toss until combined.
  6. Serve warm with warmed tortillas, chopped cilantro and sliced avocado or any toppings of choice
READ ALSO:   Parmesan Chicken Cutlets

 

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HOMEMADE CHICKEN FAJITAS RECIPE

Serves: 1 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 5g fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
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  • 1/4 cup lime juice
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  • 2 teaspoons cumin
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  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
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  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
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  • Kosher salt for taste
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  • Freshly ground black pepper
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  • 2 bell peppers, thinly sliced
  •  
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced

Instructions

In a large bowl, whisk together 1⁄2 cup oil, lime juice, cumin, and red pepper flakes.

 

Season chicken with salt and pepper, then add to bowl and toss to coat. Allow it marinate in the fridge at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours or overnight.

 

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until golden and cooked through for about 8 minutes per side.

 

Let cooked chicken cool down for about 10 minutes, then slice into strips.

 

Add bell peppers, garlic paste and onion to skillet and cook until soft for about 5 minutes. Add chicken and toss until combined.

 

Serve warm with warmed tortillas, chopped cilantro and sliced avocado or any toppings of choice

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