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Grilled Chicken Fajitas
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21 INGREDIENTS • 12 STEPS • 3HRS 30MINS

Grilled Chicken Fajitas

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Let’s talk Grilled Chicken Fajitas! Fajitas are one of my favorite Mexican dishes and I want to share with you how I create Grilled Chicken Fajitas right at home.
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Hi, I'm Malcom. I'm dedicated to all things barbecue, slow-smoked and grilled. I'm always working to improve my barbecue skills and smoking recipes and I love sharing it with you.
http://howtobbqright.com/
Let’s talk Grilled Chicken Fajitas! Fajitas are one of my favorite Mexican dishes and I want to share with you how I create Grilled Chicken Fajitas right at home.
3HRS 30MINS
Total Time
$5.99
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Vegetable Oil
1/2 cup
Vegetable Oil
Beer
3/4 cup
Beer
Lime
2
Limes, freshly squeezed
Fresh Cilantro
1 bunch
Fresh Cilantro, chopped
Onion
3
Onions
Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Fajita Seasoning
All-Purpose Spice Rub
1/4 cup
All-Purpose Spice Rub
Used Killer Hogs The A.P. Rub, plus 1 Tbsp
Chili Powder
1/4 cup
Chili Powder
Ground Cumin
2 Tbsp
Ground Cumin
Onion Powder
1 Tbsp
Onion Powder
Dried Oregano
1/2 Tbsp
Fajita Cream
Hot Sauce
2 Tbsp
Hot Sauce
Fajita Seasoning
1 Tbsp
Fajita Seasoning
Lime
1/2
Lime, freshly squeezed
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
453
Fat
25.4 g
Protein
48.3 g
Carbs
6.0 g
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step 1
To make fajita seasoning, in a small bowl, combine All-Purpose Spice Rub (1/4 cup), Chili Powder (1/4 cup), Ground Cumin (2 Tbsp), Onion Powder (1 Tbsp), Smoked Paprika (1 Tbsp), and Dried Oregano (1/2 Tbsp).
step 2
In a large bowl, combine the Vegetable Oil (1/2 cup), Apple Cider Vinegar (1/2 cup), Beer (3/4 cup), and Limes (2) into a large bowl. Add Fajita Seasoning and 2 Tbsp of the Fresh Cilantro (1 bunch). Whisk to combine.
step 3
Butterfly the Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (4 lb). Place in a large zip top plastic bag or bowl and pour marinade over the top. Move the pieces of chicken around so marinade covers completely. Place in refrigerator for 2 hours.
step 4
Prepare a charcoal or other type of grill for direct cooking Medium-high heat.
step 5
Mix Sour Cream (1 cup) with Hot Sauce (2 Tbsp), Fajita Seasoning (1 Tbsp), and Lime (1/2). Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
step 6
Slice Bell Peppers (2), Onions (3), and Jalapeño Peppers (2) into thin strips.
step 6 Slice Bell Peppers (2), Onions (3), and Jalapeño Peppers (2) into thin strips.
step 7
When grill is hot, remove each piece of chicken from marinade and allow excess to drain. Place on lightly oiled cooking grate and cook for 6-8 minutes on first side.
step 7 When grill is hot, remove each piece of chicken from marinade and allow excess to drain. Place on lightly oiled cooking grate and cook for 6-8 minutes on first side.
step 8
Flip chicken over and continue to cook until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F (74 degrees C) about 16-18 total minutes.
step 8 Flip chicken over and continue to cook until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F (74 degrees C) about 16-18 total minutes.
step 9
Place flat cast iron skillet directly on cooking grate and add Olive Oil (2 Tbsp). Add vegetables and sauté until tender, about 10 minutes.
step 9 Place flat cast iron skillet directly on cooking grate and add Olive Oil (2 Tbsp). Add vegetables and sauté until tender, about 10 minutes.
step 10
Wrap Flour Tortillas (8) in aluminum foil and place on grill for a couple minutes to heat.
step 11
Slice chicken into thin strips. When vegetables are tender move them to one side of the skillet and add chicken.
step 11 Slice chicken into thin strips. When vegetables are tender move them to one side of the skillet and add chicken.
step 12
Squeeze fresh lime juice over the top and serve with warm tortillas, sour cream sauce, and remaining cilantro. Enjoy!
step 12 Squeeze fresh lime juice over the top and serve with warm tortillas, sour cream sauce, and remaining cilantro. Enjoy!
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Grill
Comfort Food
BBQ
Lunch
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Game Day
Spring
Mexican
Summer
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