Chicken Fajitas

This is a different take on chicken fajitas. I wanted to use crunchy cabbage and creamy guacamole for different flavors and textures, the result was amazing… I LOVE this dish. It was a tasty dinner that was fun to make.

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 chicken breasts, sliced into thin bite size pieces
  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 yellow pepper, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 red pepper, sliced thinly

Combine all marinade ingredients in a bag and mix thoroughly. Add chicken, onion and peppers. Marinate for 5-6 hours. Heat a skillet over medium high heat coated with cooking spray. Once the pan is HOT, add chicken, onions & peppers. Sauté for about 7-8 minutes.

Cilantro and Lime Cole Slaw Salad:

  • 2 cups of green cabbage shredded (or buy the bagged cole slaw mix with carrots)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 – 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Dash of garlic powder

Make this salad right before you serve the tacos so it stays crunchy. Combine all ingredients until mixed thoroughly.

Other Ingredients:

Cook tortillas (dry) in a hot pan for 45-60 seconds on each side. You want them soft & pliable. Top the tortillas with chicken, onions, peppers, cilantro & lime cole slaw salad, cheese, salsa, guacamole & sour cream. Enjoy.

 

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7 Responses to “Chicken Fajitas”

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    Kevin — April 10, 2008 @ 10:34 am

    Those look good, especially with the guacamole on them.

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    Rachelle — April 17, 2008 @ 6:18 pm

    Yum! These are going on my list of recipes to make! I’m also looking at a couple pf others you’ve posted! Mmm!

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    Amanda Cross — April 18, 2008 @ 5:51 am

    i posted a link to your blog on my facebook page. i hope that is okay.
    your recipes look yummy!

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    Brook — June 2, 2012 @ 11:05 am

    My peppers and onions are going to be plain, because the two breasts I used were pretty big and soaked up all the marinade. Can’t wait to make this for dinner!

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    Tere — April 18, 2013 @ 8:18 pm

    Hi, Pam,
    This recipe looks wonderful, but I have one question: do you serve it like in the photo or do you wrap them?

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    • Pam replied: — April 18th, 2013 @ 9:06 pm

      Tere,

      I wrap them like a taco when I eat them. I hope this helps.

      Pam

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      • Tere replied: — April 19th, 2013 @ 5:08 pm

        Yes, thank you for your fast answer ;)

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