This week, learn how to make everyone’s favorite – Chicken Fajitas! With just a few short steps to guide you, your family will be enjoying this meal in no time. Use this recipe for your home meals and at parties!
WHAT YOU NEED:
¼ cup fresh lime juice
½ cup vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic; minced
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
1 ½ teaspoons crushed hot red pepper flakes
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 4 ounces each)
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1 large bell pepper, thinly sliced
8 large flour tortillas, warmed
1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
¼ cup salsa
Serves: 4 Persons
*Combine lime juice, oil, garlic, salt, cumin and red pepper flakes in a bowl. Reserve 1/3 of the marinade.
*Add chicken to bowl; turn to coat.
*Cover and marinate in refrigerator for about 10 minutes
*Pre-heat grill or broiler.
*Heat a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper and half of the reserved marinade. Stir-fry for 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
*Grill or broil chicken, turning and basting with reserved marinade, about 7 minutes per side. Cut into thin strips. Add chicken to skillet and stir in vegetables.
*Fill tortillas with chicken mixture. Top with tomato and salsa; roll to enclose filling. Arrange fajitas seam-sides down on a serving platter. Top with sour cream, lettuce and cheddar cheese.
*Optional: For those needing a little spice, you can add a couple drops of your favorite Hot Mama’s pepper hot sauces!