Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,034
Yield: 12 fajitas
Prep time:
Total time:


1 cup cilantro chopped
1 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lime juice
1 clove garlic minced
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves (chicken tenders also work)
3 green chilies
1 red hot chili pepper seeded and cut into 3/4 inch wide strips
2 red onions sliced into 1/2 inch rounds and separated into rings
12 (8 inch) flour tortillas
grated cheese
sour cream
chopped cilantro
avocado sliced or diced
black olives sliced


Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Puree cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cumin, and chili powder in a blender or food processor. Place chicken in a glass baking dish and pour ? of marinade over chicken, turning to coat all sides. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Transfer chicken to barbecue. Grill chicken until cooked through (7-10 minutes per side, depending on thickness of chicken).

While chicken is cooking, slice and prepare vegetables. Arrange vegetables (chilies, red pepper, and onions) on a rimmed grilling or baking pan; pour ? of marinade over vegetables. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Remove cooked chicken from grill and transfer to a work surface. Grill vegetables until tender, turning often (about 15 minutes). Meanwhile, slice chicken cross-wise into strips.

Grill tortillas until charred (1 minute per side). Fill tortillas with chicken and vegetables and drizzle with remaining marinade. Serve with your favorite salsa and toppings.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,034
Calories from Fat: 516

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