Chicken Fajita Serenade

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The Chicken Fajita Serenade is a flavorful and harmonious dish that combines tender and juicy chicken with the sweet and smoky notes of charred peppers and onions. The marinade infuses the chicken with bold flavors, while the spice level is well-balanced and can be adjusted to personal preference. The texture and consistency of the chicken are perfectly cooked, resulting in a delightful mouthfeel when wrapped in warm flour tortillas. Overall, this recipe is a fajita fantasia that will leave you wanting more.

Prep Time

Approximately 40 minutes (including marinating time)

Cooking Time

Approximately 15 minutes

Servings

This recipe serves 4.

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 dried chiles de arbol, crushed
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • Flour tortillas
  • Guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream for serving

Nutritional Information (Approx)

  • Calories: 440
  • Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Protein: 43g
  • Fat: 9g

Method

  • In a bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, minced garlic, crushed chiles de arbol, salt, and black pepper.
  • Place the chicken strips in the marinade and let them marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and cook the marinated chicken until it is no longer pink inside. Remove the chicken from the skillet and let it rest before slicing it into strips.
  • In the same skillet, sauté the sliced bell peppers and onion in oil. Season with salt and cook until they are tender and caramelized, about 7-10 minutes.
  • Serve the sliced chicken alongside the sautéed peppers and onions, with warm flour tortillas and your choice of guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream.

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