Spicy Marinated Chicken Fajitas

Spicy Marinated Chicken Fajitas


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When it comes to favorite Mexican foods, Marinated Chicken Fajitas are at the top of the list. These delicious strips of chicken atop soft tortillas are delightfully flavorful, thanks to the tasty marinade that is used. You can whip these up any time.

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Serving Size / Yield

12 Fajitas


  • 3 lbs. boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 flour tortillas
  • 1/2 C. oil
  • 2 Tbs. chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 3 Tbs. lime juice
  • 3 Tbs. cilantro, minced

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1) To make the marinade, mix oil, chili powder, garlic, black pepper, paprika, lime juice, and cilantro. Pour into a large zip-lock bag.
2) Add the chicken strips into the bag.
3) Massage the marinade into the chicken and refrigerate overnight.
4) The next day, Drain the chicken from the marinade and throw away excess.
5) Heat a grill to medium-high heat and cook the chicken strips until cooked through.
6) Lay out the tortillas and divide the chicken between them. Add onion, peppers and season to taste. Serve hot.

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