repost via @instarepost20 from @paleolivingspices Chicken lime fajitas 🤤🤤🤩💗🌸 There are Paleo tortilla recipes out there- or you can toss your fajitas in lettuce and make a Mexican inspired salad out of this. SO SO GOOD! 💁🏻♀️ INGREDIENTS • 2 large chicken breasts sliced horizontally to create 4 fillets (1 1/2 pounds) • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced • 3 bell peppers, thinly sliced (any mix of colors)
Chicken Fajita Marinade • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 3 tablespoons brown sugar • 2 tablespoons orange juice • 2 tablespoons lime juice • 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard • 1 tablespoon chili powder • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin • 1 tsp EACH garlic pwdr, onion pwdr, salt • 1/2 tsp EACH smoked paprika, chili pwdr, dried oregano • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
MARINADE: In a large freezer bag, whisk together all of the Chicken Fajita Marinade ingredients. Remove 2 tablespoons to use later for vegetables. Add chicken to freezer bag and toss to coat.
CHICKEN: Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook chicken undisturbed for 2-3 minutes, or until nicely browned. Turn chicken over, cover, and reduce heat to medium. Cook for approximately 2-4 more minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove to a cutting board and cut stripes.
VEGETABLES: Meanwhile, Add 1 tablespoon oil to the leftover juices in the skillet along with reserved 2 tablespoons marinade. Heat over medium high heat. Add onions and saute 1 minute. Add bell peppers and saute for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add sliced chicken and toss to coat.
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