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Mexico Inspired Recipes

Recipes Inspired by Mexico
Chicken Fajitas

Chicken fajitas are a quick and easy fix!  Dazzle your family with this fun and tasty Mexican meal, the ingredients are readily available at your local grocery store and
this is a one pan, no muss, no fuss recipe. 

Chicken Fajitas Easy Peasy!! 


3/4 lb top chicken ***
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 garlic clove, finely minced
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 flour tortillas (8 inch/20 cm)
1 -2 onion approximately- depending on size
2 small sweet peppers, of your choice (green, red, or yellow)

Hot sauce
Sour cream
Chopped onion and cilantro


Slice chicken into thin strips.

In bowl, mix together 1 tablespoons olive oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, hot pepper flakes, black pepper & salt.

Add chicken strips and stir to coat, set aside.

Wrap tortillas in foil and place in 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or until heated through.

Cut onions in half lengthwise and slice into strips and also cut peppers into strips.

In large non stick skillet over medium high heat, heat remaining tablespoons of olive oil.

Add onions & peppers stirring for 3-4 minutes, until softened; transfer to a bowl and set aside.

Add chicken to skillet, cook, stirring for 3-4 minutes.

Return onions and peppers to skillet; stir for about one minute.


Serve on tortillas topped with sour cream, hot sauce and chopped onions and cilantro if you wish!  Chicken fajitas are even better accompanied by rice and beans!


Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:20 PM by Carlos Martínez


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