Introduction: Chicken Fajitas & Peppers

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These are great tasting fajitas. They are quick and easy to make. For a gluten free version use lettuce leaves in place of the tortillas or use gluten free corn tortillas. This recipe can also be found at



1½ lbs boneless and skinless chicken breasts; cut into ¼” thick slices

2 red peppers; cut into thin strips

2 yellow or orange peppers; cut into thin strips

½ large yellow onion; cut into slices

1 tablespoon olive oil


for the marinade:

2 tablespoon olive oil

4 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice

1 tablespoon salt

1 tablespoon dried oregano

1 tablespoon ground cumin

2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


optional toppings:


sour cream

hot sauce


Step 1: Prepare Marinade

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In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for your marinade.

Step 2: Marinate Chicken

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Place the sliced chicken into a Ziplock bag and pour the prepared marinade over it. Seal the Ziplock bag and set aside.

Step 3: Cook Peppers & Onions

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In a large non-stick skillet, heat the oil. Add the peppers and onion and cook on medium/high heat for about 6 minutes.

Step 4: Add Chicken

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Add the marinaded chicken and cook until no longer pink and all the juices have reduced, about 10-15 minutes. Serve fajitas in tortillas and add optional toppings such as sour cream or cilantro.


momoluv (author)2016-04-03

Nice job, looks yummy

Thank you. Hope you get a chance to try it.

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