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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
  • 1 pound chicken strips or tenders
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 small serrano pepper (seeded and minced)
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper (cored, seeded, and cut into strips)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper (cored, seeded, and cut into strips)
  • 1 small red onion (halved and sliced into 1/4-inch half moons)
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4-8 8-inch whole-wheat tortillas

Serrano-Lime Chicken Fajitas

DL Staff | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 4 people

Serving tip: Set out bowls of salsa, sour cream, guacamole, minced scallions and diced tomatoes to top these flavorful fajitas.

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet. Sprinkle fajita strips with cumin and chili powder; transfer to skillet and sear on both sides. Add serrano pepper and lime juice; cover and cook until chicken is tender and cooked through, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes.
  2. While chicken is cooking, heat remaining olive oil in a small skillet and sauté bell peppers and onion for 5-7 minutes, until just tender. Stir in cilantro. Season vegetables and chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer vegetables and chicken to a warm serving plate. Warm tortillas in microwave for 10 seconds each. Top with chicken, vegetables, and desired garnishes.

PER SERVING: 362 cal, 30% fat cal, 12g fat, 1g sat fat, 66mg chol, 32g protein, 30g carb, 4g fiber, 257mg sodium

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