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Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Chicken Fajitas Recipe

With these colorful fajitas, it's easy to bring a taste of Mexico to your dinner table! The fresh flavor of the grilled meat and peppers appeals to everyone.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 medium green pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1 medium sweet onion, sliced
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole, sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese, optional


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the vinegar, lime juice, oil, Worcestershire sauce, onion, garlic, salt if desired, oregano and cumin. Add chicken. Seal and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • 2. Discard marinade. Lightly oil vegetables. Grill vegetables and chicken, uncovered, over medium heat for 12-15 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften and chicken juices run clear.
  • 3. Meanwhile, warm tortillas according to package directions. Quickly slice chicken and peppers into strips and separate onion slices into rings. Spoon chicken and vegetables down the center of tortillas; fold in sides. Garnish as desired with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 211 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 142mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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PageRD User ID: 5881442 247363
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2016

"This was a big hit! Tender and delicious chicken, even though I only marinated for an hour. I love lime, so I added a few squeezes to the finished product before serving. This will definitely go on the dinner rotation."

chinadoll2008 User ID: 1574460 215093
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2014

"Delicious & flavorful! Just as good as any restaurant but in the comfort of my own home! Will make again!"

Xena7751 User ID: 5742608 43378
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2014

"These are some of the best fajitas I have ever had even in restaurants. I cooked it on the grill and it was sooooo good."

grammadebby User ID: 1015752 39977
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"My family loves this recipe! The flavors are wonderful. I cut the chicken into strips; instead of cooking on the grill, stir fried chicken, then added pre-cut vegetables to pan. I didn't drain the marinade sauce enough before cooking. There was a lot of sauce in the mix and it made the fajitas a little soggy. It was good anyway, but I think it would be easier to handle if it was not dripping. No one complained, just my own observation. I will try again soon, still plan to stir fry, but will drain better next time."

scorpion9 User ID: 1944393 15908
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2011

"even though i only had 30 min to marinade the chicken it still turned out really yummy!"

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