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Grilled Chicken Vegetable Fajitas

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Looking for a flavorful Mexican dinner? Enjoy grilled chicken and vegetable fajitas – ready in 30 minutes!

Ingredients

1/4
cup lime juice
1
tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
2
teaspoons chili powder
2
teaspoons minced garlic (2 to 4 cloves)
4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2
red bell peppers, quartered
2
zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and crosswise
8
(8-inch) flour tortillas

TOPPINGS, IF DESIRED

Chopped tomatoes, avocado slices, chopped cilantro, sour cream and/or salsa

Steps

  • 1 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine lime juice, oil, chili powder and garlic; mix well. Brush mixture over chicken breast halves, bell peppers and zucchini. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place chicken, bell peppers and zucchini on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender, chicken is fork tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 3 To serve, slice chicken and vegetables; place in center of each tortilla. Top with desired toppings; roll up.
  • 1 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine lime juice, oil, chili powder and garlic; mix well. Brush mixture over chicken breast halves, bell peppers and zucchini. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place chicken, bell peppers and zucchini on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender, chicken is fork tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 3 To serve, slice chicken and vegetables; place in center of each tortilla. Top with desired toppings; roll up.

Expert Tips

If you choose avocado slices as a garnish, be sure to dip each piece in lemon or lime juice to prevent discoloration.

Omit the tortillas and serve the chicken and vegetables with white or brown rice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Fajitas
Calories
550
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
550mg
550%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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