Grilled Chicken Fajitas

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This recipe makes 4 servings
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Fresh lime and garlic marinated grilled chicken paired with charred bell peppers and sweet red onion makes a tasty filling for these delicious fajitas. Top with a dollop of salsa and nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt, if you like.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon lime juice, fresh
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken, breast, boneless, skinless
  • 3 clove(s) garlic
    minced
  • 1/2 small pepper(s), jalapeno
    seeded and minced
  • salt
    to taste
  • pepper, black ground
    to taste
  • 1 spray(s) cooking spray
    to coat grill
  • 1 large pepper(s), red, bell
    quartered
  • 1 large pepper(s), green, bell
    quartered
  • 1 large onion(s), red
    cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds
  • 2 teaspoon oil, olive, extra-virgin
  • 4 whole tortilla(s), flour, whole-wheat
    8 inch

Instructions

  • 1

    In a resealable plastic bag, combine chicken, lime juice, garlic, and jalapeño; turn to coat well. Marinate chicken at room temperature for 20 minutes or refrigerate overnight.

  • 2

    Remove chicken from marinade, discarding leftover marinade, and season lightly with salt and black pepper. Lightly coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray and heat to medium-high. Grill chicken until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board.

  • 3

    While chicken is cooking, in a medium bowl toss bell peppers and onion with oil. Using a grill basket or grill topper, if necessary, grill vegetables, turning occasionally, until softened and lightly charred, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer onions to a platter. Transfer peppers to a cutting board and cut into thin strips; transfer to the platter with onions.

  • 4

    Grill tortillas until warm and lightly browned, about 30 seconds per side. Wrap in foil to keep warm. Slice chicken breasts into 1⁄2-inch-thick pieces. Place on the platter with vegetables and serve with warmed tortillas.

Nutritional Information Amount Per Serving
  • Calories372
  • Total Fat10g
  • Saturated Fat3g
  • Sodium562mg
  • Carbohydrates30g
  • Dietary Fiber4g
  • Protein39g
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