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We made some chicken fajitas on the grill the other night. We marinated the chicken first, using the chicken fajita marinade recipe below. Normally I use chicken tenderloins for something like fajitas, but a search of our freezer turned up nothing so I sliced chicken breasts instead.
This marinade has a nice citrus flavor from the lime, with a slight hint of smoke. Don’t be afraid to use more cayenne if you like a little more heat.
This marinade is perfect for chicken fajitas. For beef, try my fajita seasoning.
Chicken Fajita Marinade
- Place the chicken in a resealable baggie.
- Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Pour into the baggie. Seal and toss gently to coat.
- Put the bag into a large bowl in the fridge and let marinate for 1-4 hours.
- Shake off excess marinade before cooking.
Nutritional values are approximate.