Chicken Fajitas

Are any of you readers out there Survivor fans? Nate and I have been watching the show together since we started dating. But I’m sad to say that I think this is my least favorite season yet, although I wasn’t a fan of redemption island that they had the last two seasons either.

Sometimes Nate and I talk about what would happen if there was an apocalypse. Would we survive? We don’t even own a gun! At least we are working on self sufficiency with our garden this year. And I suppose I could learn to like eating fish, if it meant survival what wouldn’t I eat?

Anyway. I think its hilarious how on the show they act as though they are starving. But you always see them eating (even if it is only rice and coconuts) but they also get a reward challenge with food every two or three days.

Now, of course I don’t know what actual starvation feels like, but when I got home from work on Monday, I was so hungry, but this meal hit the spot perfectly. And it actually didn’t take too long to prepare (if you prethawed the chicken – or bought fresh).

These fajitas turned out absolutely amazing. And they have plenty of flavor that you can skip the fixins  (oops, I didn’t) and it will be a healthy dish for your family as well.

Feeds 4.

3/4 TBS cumin
3/4 TBS chili powder
1 1/2 TBS brown sugar
1 1/2 TBS garlic, minced
1/3 cup lime juice
1 TBS olive oil
1 1/2 TBS Worcestershire sauce

1 green pepper
1 red pepper
1 yellow onion
3 chicken breasts
tortillas
optional toppings: salsa, sour cream, shredded cheese

1. Combine cumin, chili powder, brown sugar, garlic, lime juice, olive oil and Worcestershire in a bowl.
2. Slice peppers and onion into thin pieces
3. Cut chicken breasts into thin strips.
4. Coat chicken pieces in sauce mixture.
5. Grill chicken, peppers and onions until chicken is thoroughly cooked. About 12-14 minutes. Rotating and flipping occasionally. Reapply leftover sauce mixture to the chicken once or twice while cooking. Peppers and onions should get a little softer, but still have a crunch.
6.  Top tortillas with a few pieces of chicken and grilled vegetables. (And optional toppings).

Enjoy.




3 Comments

  1. Carole Hegg · · Reply

    PLEASE EMAIL ME HOW TO PRINT YOUR RECIPES. THANK YOU.

    CAROLE

    1. Carol, it doesn’t look like your email address is attached to this comment, so I can’t email you back. I am not sure how you can print our recipes right now. You could copy the ingredients and directions into a word document and print from there (which is what I usually do on other sites). I am considering adding a link that goes to a printable version of each recipe, so you could print from there. OR, you might be able to print it if you are an email subscriber directly from the email?

  2. Ellen Garrett · · Reply

    I made this tonight. It was so good. Love having it on our fresh cooked tortillas.

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