Sizzling Chicken Fajitas

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Sizzling Chicken Fajitas
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 35 min.
Ready in

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
¼ cup
1 clove
garlic (peeled and minced)
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
dried oregano
¼ teaspoon
crushed, red Chili flakes
½ teaspoon
3 tablespoons
Canola oil (divided)
3 cups
boneless, skinless Chicken breasts (rinsed; dried and cut into thin strips)
1
medium, yellow Bell pepper (washed; trimmed and julienne)
1
medium, sweet, red Bell pepper (washed; trimmed and julienne)
1
large onion (peeled and sliced)
salt (to taste)
freshly ground Black pepper (to taste)
4
Flour tortillas (10-inch / 25 cm)
½ cup
2 cups
shredded Lettuce
1 cup
¼ cup
finely chopped, fresh Cilantro

Preparation steps

1.
Place lime juice, garlic, cumin, oregano, pepper flakes, paprika and 1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil, in a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken strips. Seal securely and squeeze and turn to thoroughly coat the chicken. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
2.
Heat remaining oil in a large skillet. Saute the peppers and onions until tender but crisp. Remove from skillet and keep warm.
3.
Remove chicken strips from plastic bag and transfer to skillet. Discard the marinade. Cook chicken over medium-high heat for 6 to 8 minutes, or until juices run clear and chicken is cook thorough. Transfer peppers and onions to skillet; heat through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
4.
Spoon filling mixture into the center of the tortillas. Add shredded cheese, lettuce and salsa. Sprinkle with cilantro; fold and serve.