Friday, October 15, 2010

Garlic Lime Chicken Fajitas

Friday night fabulous fajitas!!!

1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp minced onions
3/4 tsp ground cumin
3/4 tsp oregano leaves
1/2 tsp cilantro leaves
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 C lime juice
1/4 C orange juice
 2 T olive oil

Mix all the above ingredients in a small bowl.  Reserve 1/4 C of marinade.  Place chicken in large resealable plastic bag and pour remaining marinade over chicken.  Coat well.  Refrigerate up to 30 minutes (long for extra flavor)

1 1/2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
1 medium green OR red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
8 flour tortillas (8-inch)

Cook and stir chicken in large heated skillet on med-high heat 3 minutes or until lightly browned.  Remove from skillet.  Add bell pepper, onion, and reserved marinade.  Cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender.  Return Chicken to skillet.  Cook 2 to 3 minutes until heated through.

Spoon chicken mixture into warmed tortillas.  Great with Monterey Jack cheese and sour cream.  Squeeze a little fresh lime on top for an extra kick.  Garnish with fresh cilantro. 

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