Chicken Fajitas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 284.0
  • Total Fat: 17.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.4 mg
  • Sodium: 593.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 16.4 g

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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
    1 onion (approximately 1 cup 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

TAGS:  Poultry |

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    4 of 4 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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    4 of 6 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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    3 of 6 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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    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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    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