Chicken Fajitas

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Total Time:
30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Grill Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Chicken Fajitas is a popular grilled recipe from Tex-Mex cuisine. Traditionally, fajitas are made with grilled skirt steak, but now they are mostly made with chicken. Chicken Fajitas are a big-hit among chicken-lovers. The grilled meat along with spicy marinade stuffed in flour tortillas is a great meal.

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  • 375 gms. onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ large red peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ large green peppers, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 185 ml. salsa
  • 1 tbsp. fresh coriander
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • For the Marinade:
  • 60 ml. orange juice
  • 60 ml. pineapple juice
  • 1 tsp. fresh oregano
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chilli powder
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 750 gms. chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

How to Make Chicken Fajitas

  • Combine juices, herbs, spices, garlic, salt and pepper into a marinade.
  • Marinate chicken breasts for 30 minutes.
  • Grill or barbeque chicken for 2 minutes on each side, or until done.Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add onions, peppers and garlic.
  • Cook for 15 mins, stirring frequently. Do not overcook.
  • Vegetables should be soft but not mushy.
  • Add salsa and coriander.Mix well and heat through.
  • Warm the tortillas and serve with chicken and vegetables.