My Favorite Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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Servings: 4 servings
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Ingredients

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  • 2 skinless chicken breasts fillets
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 x 15ml tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 x 30ml tbsp olive oil
  • 2 oignons, peeled, halved, and cut into thin half-moons
  • 1 of each, red, orange, and yellow peppers core and seeds removed, cut into strips
  • 8 soft flour tortillas
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • OPTIONAL ACCOMPANIMENTS:
  • Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • Sour cream
  • Canned corn niblets, drained
  • Large avocado finely diced and dressed withlemon juice and salt

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken into bite size strips, to go well with the pepper strips later.
  2. Put it in a shallow bowl and add the oregano, cumin, salt, sugar, garlic, and lime juice.Mix everything well and leave to marinate while you prepare the other ingredients.
  3. Warm 1/2 the olive oil in a large frying pan and fry the half-moon oignons over medium heat, stirring occasional, for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the pepper strips to the oignons and cook for about 15-20 minutes, until tender and transfer to a bowl.
  5. Warm remaining oil in the pan and tip in the chicken with it;s marinade.Cook for about 15 minutes, stirring frequently.Make sure that chicken is well cooked through, add the oignons and peppers, stir together then put in a serving dish.
  6. Warm tortillas in the microwave for about 1 1/2 minutes, or until warm.
  7. Serve tortillas alonside the chicken and the accompaniments.
  8. Wrap what tou fancy in the tortillas and Bon Apetit!!!

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 79g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 223  
Calories from Fat 178 80%
Total Fat 20.11g 25%
Saturated Fat 3.99g 16%
Trans Fat 0.01g  
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 352mg 15%
Potassium 216mg 6%
Total Carbs 4.24g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 6%
Sugars 0.95g 1%
Protein 7.8g 12%
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