Marinated Chicken Fajitas

with red peppers
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Marinated Chicken Fajitas
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 55 min.
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Calories:
298
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The protein from the chicken and the nutrients from the vegetables make this a well-rounded meal that will leave you feeling satisfied for hours. 

Serve this dish with corn or flour tortillas for a complete meal. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie298 kcal(14 %)
Protein15.11 g(15 %)
Fat22.9 g(20 %)
Carbohydrates11.11 g(7 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2.98 g(10 %)
Vitamin A69.78 mg(8,723 %)
Vitamin D0.04 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.57 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁0.11 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin9.43 mg(79 %)
Vitamin B₆0.55 mg(39 %)
Folate21.72 μg(7 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin1.31 μg(3 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.15 μg(5 %)
Vitamin C107.01 mg(113 %)
Potassium379.36 mg(9 %)
Calcium33.91 mg(3 %)
Magnesium29.15 mg(10 %)
Iron1.14 mg(8 %)
Iodine1.64 μg(1 %)
Zinc0.67 mg(8 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.3 g
Cholesterol37.17 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
6 tablespoons olive oil
Limes (juiced)
1 teaspoon sweet paprika
2 Chicken breasts (skinned)
1 onion (finely sliced)
1 clove garlic (finely chopped)
1 red Bell pepper (deseeded and sliced)
1 yellow Bell pepper (deseeded and sliced)
1 green Bell pepper (deseeded and sliced)
1 red chile pepper (deseeded and very finely chopped)
½ cup Chicken broth
1 Lime (cut into wedges to garnish)
parsley (to serve)
8 Flour tortillas (to serve)
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Small bowl, 1 Plate, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Aluminum foil

Preparation steps

1.
Mix 2 tbsp of the olive oil with the lime juice and paprika, season with salt and pepper and rub into the chicken breasts. Set aside to marinade for 30 minutes.
2.
Heat 3 tbsp oil in a deep skillet and gently cook the onion until softened but not brown. Add the garlic, the bell peppers and chile pepper and cook for 5 minutes.
3.
Pour over the chicken broth, season with salt and pepper and let bubble until most of the liquid has evaporated. Set aside and keep warm.
4.
Brush a clean skillet or griddle pan with the remaining oil and heat until smoking. Cook the chicken breasts for about 4 minutes each side or until cooked through and golden brown.
5.

Slice the chicken and arrange it on top of the tortillas. Top with the pepper mixture. Garnish with lime wedges and parsley.

Comments

 
Fajitas are one of my favorite things to order at a Mexican restaurant -- these homemade ones were just as good!