With its mild heat and kick of lime, Tajin is the perfect seasoning to add to fajitas. Juicy, tender and flavorful Grilled Tajin-Seasoned Chicken Fajitas with grilled peppers and onions are a fun, festive meal that's sure to put a smile on everyone's face!
1largered bell pepperseeded and cut into thick strips
1largeorange bell pepperseeded and cut into thick strips
1largeyellow bell pepperseeded and cut into thick strips
1largered onionsliced vertically into ¼-moon size
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
To Finish Fajitas
Shredded Mexican cheese
Combine first 8 ingredients in a bowl or zipper-top bag. Season to taste with salt. Remove 2 tablespoons of the marinade for the vegetables and set aside.
Chicken and Vegetables
Cut the chicken breasts in half horizontally to form 6 thinner pieces (cutlets). Place in the marinade and refrigerate up to 4 hours.
Preheat a grill to medium-high.
Combine the vegetables in a grill pan and toss with the reserved 2 tablespoons marinade.
Place the vegetables on the grill and cook with the cover closed for approximately 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes.
Remove the chicken from the marinade and discard marinade. Grill the chicken for 3-4 minutes per side or until cooked through to 165 degrees.
Let the chicken rest then slice each pieces diagonally into thin strips.
Serve with grilled vegetables in tortillas with all the desired fixings.
SUBSTITUTIONS: Use chicken thighs in place of chicken breasts. This marinade also works well with beef.FREEZER-FRIENDLY: Combine the marinade ingredients in a freezer zipper-top bag and place the prepped chicken in the marinade. Remove as much air as possible from the zipper-top bag and freeze. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight then grill as directed.
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