Chicken Fajitas


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 277.7
  • Total Fat: 16.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.7 mg
  • Sodium: 599.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 16.6 g

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Submitted by: MOMOF2NJ


Delicious, healthy and filling Delicious, healthy and filling
Number of Servings: 8


    3 Chicken breast fillets (cut into strips)
    1 green pepper (cut into strips)
    1 red pepper (cut into strips
    8 - 8" Flour Tortillas

    1 lime
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp pepper
    1/2 tsp cumin
    1/2 tsp chili powder
    1/2 tsp cilantro

    Toppings: (your choice)
    Sour Cream
    Shredded Cheddar Cheese
    Chopped Lettuce
    Refried Beans


Mix together marinade ingredients. Add the chicken and marinate for minimum of 30 minutes to maximum of overnight)

Saute peppers in 1 Tbl of canola oil. Add onion slices. Remove peppers and onions when soft and set aside. Add chicken to pan (add more oil if necessary) Cook until almost done (approx 5 minutes and add peppers. Cook for a few minutes more and serve. While chicken is cooking, prepare the toppings in individual bowls for serving. Warm up tortillas in a tortilla warmer, or individually in the microwave on a paper towel for 15 seconds each. Place fajita mixture in the tortilla. Let each person add their own toppings and wrap tightly. Serves 8

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOMOF2NJ.


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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is my first time ever making fajitas. The marinade for the chicken is phenomenal. I used two limes instead of one, so there was enough marinade for all three breasts to soak. I let them marinate for three hours. The chicken, peppers and onions had enough flavor, I didn't NEED other toppings. :) - 2/3/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These were awesome! Restaurant quality! I added 1/4 tsp. garlic powder and 1/2 tsp. oregano to the marinade. I marinated the vegetables in a seperate bag. Used ff sour cream, colby jack cheese (fine shred), and salsa as toppings. - 10/8/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    As a former Weight Watcher Member you can cut the fat even more in this recipe by using non-stick spray for the chicken and a non-stick skillet. - 10/7/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These were FABULOUS! I too added some garlic to the mix. We didn't even put anything else on them - they were so good as is! - 8/23/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Haven't made it, but guessing that the nutrition info excludes all toppings. what about the oil that is not even listed?

    Marinade looks really good, though! - 8/12/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added zuchinni and punched the spices up a bit, too. Very good! - 3/19/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved this recipe! I too would add a little on the spices, add a red onion and a dash of chicken stock at the end. - 4/8/09

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  • Love this recipe -- very similar to one I clipped from a WW booklet two or three years ago. More cumin or some fajita seasoning (Penzey's is my favorite). No salt. 1 cup onions cooked with the peppers until soft and slightly caramelized. Use whole grain corn tortillas if you can find them. - 7/7/13

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  • My whole family loved this!! Added lettuce and onion. I have also substituted lemon for the lime when I needed to and it was still great! - 6/25/13

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  • Not a fan. Marinated for four URA n still tasteless - 11/1/12

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  • I loved it. I was looking for some way to add to my Fajitas and these seasonings were PERFECT!!!! Recommend to anyone. Very easy. All we added was a little cheese to those that wanted it. Salad is a great side. - 2/6/12

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  • loved them and esp. loved that I could control the ingredients so we weren't eating chemicals and preservatives we would have found in a flavoring packet or jar. - 10/31/11

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  • Very good thank you! - 9/13/11

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  • great recipe- very quick and easy ! I used 100% whole wheat tortillas and cooking spray. just wondering though... are the toppings calculated in the nutritional value or do I need to add them separately to my tracker? Thanks! - 8/10/11

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  • tasty - 2/27/11

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  • This is a nice standard recipe. I'll probably let the DH grill the chicken along with a marinated flank steak. - 1/30/11

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  • Easy to make and great tasting. Definite keeper. The toppings I chose were fat free sour cream and salsa. - 8/8/10

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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Chili powder was very overpowering. - 7/30/10

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  • Twas a great recipe! Quite easy to make, and very delicious! I loved the lime marinade, it made it tangy and savory! I would definitely make it again! - 6/12/10

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  • Made this last night, omitted salt, added mushroom. very good. - 10/22/09

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  • Very easy. Very tasty. did not take long. - 9/9/09

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  • Left the chicken breasts whole and grilled them on the grill. Then I cut them into strips. I cooked the peppers and onions in a pan and added the chicken after they were cooked. Yummy! Love the marinade. - 5/27/09

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  • Have not tried yet but will. Sounds yummy. It is great that it has the Nutrional Info but could we have the Sat.
    Fat content pls... - 5/27/09

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  • sounds good for supper tonight - 3/4/09

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  • The directions call for onion, but the ingredients list leaves them out...definitely add onion. Also add garlic to the marinade...otherwise, excellent! - 2/24/09

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