Fresh Chicken Fajitas

Fresh Chicken Fajitas

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.
  • 50 Minutes Prep
    50 Minutes Total
  • 4 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 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


  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.

Expert Tips

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


Calories495(Calories from Fat125),Total Fat14g(Saturated Fat3g,),Cholesterol70mgSodium1060mgTotal Carbohydrate64g(Dietary Fiber7g Sugars11g),Protein35g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A88%;Vitamin C100%;Calcium16%;Iron30%; Exchanges:2 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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