Make this easy chicken fajita recipe the whole family will love. The six-ingredient marinade takes less than 10 minutes to make and will leave your chicken fajitas tender and flavorful. For best results, let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator overnight or 5-7 hours.For a full meal, serve with Mexican charro beans, Spanish rice, pice de gallo, guacamole and flour tortillas.
1clovegarlic(minced (or 1 teaspoon of garlic powder))
4teaspoonsonion flakes(dried onion)
¼tspblack pepper(to taste)
Pour oil into bowl and add juice of four lemons.
Add onion flakes, garlic, salt and black pepper.
Optional: add thyme
Pour marinade over chicken breasts in a dish and refrigerate overnight or 5-7 hours.
Pre-heat grill (about 375°F) or large skillet at medium-high heat. Cook chicken for about 5-6 minutes on one side. Then flip and cook another 4-5 minutes until the internal temp reaches about 165°F.
Optional: Cut green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, sweet red peppers and onion to grill and serve with chicken.
Cut and serve chicken fajitas with tortillas, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, lime wedges, cheese or other condiments of your choosing.
After cooking, you can freeze individual chicken fajita breasts to enjoy for a weeknight meal.Use the cooked chicken fajitas for other meals, including grilled chicken salad, quesadillas or enchiladas.