Chicken Fajitas

I actually made this for dinner Thursday (2 nights ago), but forgot to post it.

ChickenFajitas

Another sunny Colorado day, another dinner prepared on the grill. Time for some fajitas. I have been making chicken fajitas this way for at least twenty years. The family loves them and there are a dinner favorite all year round. Serve them by themselves, or with any of your favorite sides. Besides the chicken, onion, and peppers in the tortilla, prepare some additional toppings. These can be whatever your like, sour cream, jack cheese, avocados, salsa, etc. Try these as soon as you can, you will love them. The marinade keeps them juicy and grilling the vegetables along with the chicken boosts that great grilled flavor. Enjoy!

Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lime juice

  • 6 Tbsp vegetable oil

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 Tsp dark brown sugar

  • 1 jalapeño, seeds and ribs removed and minced

  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh cilantro leaves

  • Salt and ground black pepper

  • 1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced in half to be thin

  • 1 sweet yellow onion, cut into rings

  • 1 red bell pepper, quartered, stemmed, and seeded

  • 1 green bell pepper, quartered, stemmed, and seeded

  • 8 – 12 plain flour tortillas (6-inch)

Instructions:

  1. Whisk first eight ingredients in a bowl until combined.

  2. Pour over chicken in an airtight container.

  3. Marinate at least a couple hours, but overnight is best.

  4. Prepare vegetables, and then coat with oil salt and pepper.

  5. Place chicken and vegetables on a medium hot grill.

  6. The oil on the vegetables and in the marinade will keep everything from sticking.

  7. Remove the vegetables when they have nice grill marks, but not burnt.

  8. Cook chicken until just done, but not dried out.

  9. Slice everything into quarter inch strips.

  10. Serve side by side, or toss everything in a serving dish.

  11. Serve along with your chosen sides and accompaniments.

  12. A quick squeeze of lime over the fajitas in your tortilla completes the taste.

  13. Best served with margaritas!

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