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Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bob Bowles
Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 ¼ c. coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
¾ c. olive oil
5 Tbs. fresh lime juice
2 ½ tsp. ground cumin
1 ¼ tsp. ancho chile powder
6 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
3 large poblano chiles, seeded, cut into ¾ in. wide strips
3 large yellow bell peppers, cut into ¾ in. wide strips (Be creative with the kinds of peppers and onions you use if you want.)
2 red onions, sliced into 1/2 –inch rounds
12 8-inch flour tortillas

Optional toppings: salsa, guacamole, sour cream, chopped fresh cilantro, sliced green onions, chopped Serrano chiles

Directions:
Directions:
For marinade, puree first 5 ingredients in processor. Season with salt and pepper.
Place chicken in 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Pour 1/3 c. marinade over; turn to coat. Sprinkle chicken and vegetables with salt and pepper. Reserve remaining marinade.
Grill chicken until cooked through, about 7 minutes per side. Grill vegetables until tender, turning frequently, about 15 minutes for onions and 12 minutes for poblanos and bell peppers. Grill tortillas until charred, about 1 minute per side.
Transfer chicken to work surface; slice crosswise into strips. Fill tortillas with chicken and vegetables; drizzle with reserved marinade. Serve with toppings.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from Epicurious.com. Bob modifies it a little every time he makes this dish. He won’t tell you how.

 

 

 

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