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Fresh Chicken Fajitas

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Fresh Chicken Fajitas
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 4
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No need to go out for delicious fajitas when you can make this spirited version, with lime-scented chicken and fresh and sautéed veggies wrapped in flour tortillas.
Updated Nov 30, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 lb. chicken tenders
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium red or green bell peppers, cut into thin bite-sized strips
  • 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded or torn lettuce
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

Steps

  • 1
    In medium nonmetal bowl, combine lime juice, salt, oregano, cumin and garlic; mix well. Add chicken tenders; stir to coat. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onions and bell peppers; cook and stir until crisp-tender. Move vegetables to side of skillet.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from marinade; add to skillet. Discard marinade. If necessary, add additional oil to skillet. Cook and stir about 8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Wrap tortillas in foil. Heat at 350°F. for 10 to 12 minutes or until warm.
  • 5
    To serve, fill warm tortillas with chicken, onions, bell peppers, lettuce, tomatoes and salsa; fold over.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Rather than using shredded lettuce, place a whole lettuce leaf on top of a warm tortilla and cover with the chicken and other vegetables.
  • tip 2
    Condiments to serve with fajitas include guacamole, Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chilies, sour cream and/or shredded cheese.

Nutrition Information

495 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 35g Protein, 64g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
495
Calories from Fat
125
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
1060mg
44%
Total Carbohydrate
64g
21%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
11g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
88%
88%
Vitamin C
100%
100%
Calcium
16%
16%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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