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Chicken Fajitas

An easy fajitas recipe that tastes as good as the restaurant version.
Servings 4 people
Calories 295 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound thin boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups thinly sliced bell peppers of various colors
  • 1 red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the marinade:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon  honey
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon  garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon  onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

Instructions

  1. To prepare the marinade, pour the lime juice, olive oil and water into a large resealable bag. Add the remaining marinade ingredients to the bag.
  2. Seal bag and shake to combine. Add the chicken to the bag of marinade, seal and place in fridge - marinate at least 2 hours or up to 8 hours.
  3. In a large pan, heat the 2 teaspoons of olive oil over medium high heat. Add the peppers and onions and cook for 5-6 minutes or until tender and slightly charred. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Remove the peppers and onions from the pan; place them on a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
  5. Wipe out the pan with a paper towel then remove chicken from the marinade and add it to the pan. Cook over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  6. Slice the chicken breasts, then place on top of the reserved peppers and onions and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fajitas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 295 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 752mg 31%
Potassium 685mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 61.7%
Vitamin C 125.3%
Calcium 2.9%
Iron 7.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.