Homemade Chicken Fajitas



Homemade Chicken Fajitas

Create a delicious, sizzling plate of Homemade Chicken Fajitas that will transport your taste buds straight to Mexico. This easy-to-follow recipe brings together tender strips of chicken, vibrant bell peppers, and flavorful spices for a fiesta in your mouth. Whether you’re hosting a Mexican-themed dinner party or simply craving a tasty weeknight meal, these Homemade Chicken Fajitas won’t disappoint.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Flour tortillas, for serving
  • Toppings: sour cream, salsa, guacamole, shredded cheese, and lime wedges

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chili powder, cumin, paprika, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  2. Slice the chicken breasts into thin strips and toss them in the spice mixture until well coated. Let it marinate for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the marinated chicken and cook until it’s no longer pink in the center, about 5-6 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add more olive oil if needed, then add the sliced bell peppers and onions. Sauté until they become tender and slightly caramelized, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Return the cooked chicken to the skillet and toss everything together. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes to heat through.
  6. Warm the flour tortillas in the skillet or microwave.
  7. Serve the Homemade Chicken Fajitas with warm tortillas and your choice of toppings, such as sour cream, salsa, guacamole, shredded cheese, and lime wedges.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Homemade Chicken Fajitas are a crowd-pleasing favorite, bursting with flavors and colors. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a festive gathering with friends and family. Customize your fajitas with your favorite toppings and enjoy!

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 320
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 5g

In conclusion, Homemade Chicken Fajitas are a delightful and satisfying meal option that’s easy to prepare. With a medley of colorful bell peppers, seasoned chicken, and your choice of toppings, they’re a versatile and delicious choice for any occasion. Gather your loved ones around the table and savor the flavors of Mexico with this homemade fajita recipe.

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