Grilled Chicken Fajita Recipe

This chicken gains flavor from the spices but also from the grill
Grilled chicken makes the perfect fajitas

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2
Servings
705
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Pound  chicken cutlets, sliced lengthwise
  • 4  Tablespoons  olive oil, divided
  • 1  Tablespoon  lemon juice
  • garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  chili powder
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  hot pepper flakes
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  cumin
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • red onion, sliced
  • bell pepper, sliced
  • flour tortillas
  • Salsa, for topping
  • Sour cream, for topping
  • Cheddar cheese blend, shredded, for topping
  • Cilantro, for garnish

Directions

In a bowl, season the chicken with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and spices; set aside.

Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, onions, and pepper to a skillet on medium high heat. Stir occasionally until onions and peppers are softened, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

Place the chicken slices on the grill cook for about 4 minutes on each side. Place the onion and peppers on the grill with the chicken to warm back through.

As the peppers and onions are warming back up in the grill, warm the tortillas in the microwave for 15 seconds.

To assemble: Place two warm tortillas on a plate and top with chicken, onion, and pepper mixture. You can add salsa, sour cream, cilantro, and Cheddar cheese to top. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
39g
56%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
6g
25%
Cholesterol
14mg
5%
Carbohydrate, by difference
80g
62%
Protein
14g
30%
Vitamin A, RAE
20µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
23µg
26%
Calcium, Ca
17mg
2%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
7mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
11mg
2%
Sodium, Na
2064mg
100%
Water
130g
5%

Grilled Chicken Shopping Tip

When buying chicken, make sure to ask for it to be placed in a separate plastic bag, to minimize the risk of cross-contamination.

Grilled Chicken Cooking Tip

Allow meat to rest for at least ten minutes before slicing into it; otherwise, the juices will leak out.