SUPER FLAVORFUL CHICKEN FAJITAS
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SUPER FLAVORFUL CHICKEN FAJITAS

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 10
Author: Diane @Recipes for our Daily Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless chicken breast about 2 large breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime zest
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 6 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 cup chipotle in adobo sauce minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • FOR THE GRIDDLE OR PAN
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • red & yellow bell pepper cut into strips, optional
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 2 avocado diced
  • 1 cup Mexican cheese shredded
  • 1 cup salsa

Instructions

  • Slice the chicken breast thin.
  • In a large ziplock bag, combine the chicken, lime juice, lime zest, olive oil, cilantro, garlic, chipotle in adobo sauce, cumin, oregano, and salt.
  • Marinate in the refrigerator at least an hour to overnight.
  • Heat the griddle or skillet over high heat.
  • Add the onion along with the chicken and marinade.
  • Cook until chicken is done and marinade has reduced.
  • This will only take about 10 minutes depending if your cooking surface is hot.
  • Divide the chicken, onions among the tortillas.
  • Top with avocado, cheese, and salsa.
  • Tip: Heat the tortillas on the griddle or pan for a minute.

Notes

Keto Diet

If you are on a low carb Keto diet, you can still make these fabulous chicken fajitas.  To make these Steak Fajitas Keto friendly, use a small low carb tortilla and leave off the salsa and maybe even the onion.