Margarita Chicken Fajitas

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Margarita Chicken Fajitas

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
10min
Prep
2hr20min
Total

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    Description

    One way to zest up your weeknight chicken fajitas: marinate the chicken in tequila.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    3 tbsp.tequila
    4 tbsp.Hy-Vee canola oil, divided
    2 tbsp.fresh lime juice
    2 clove(s)garlic, minced
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee honey
    2 tsp.Hy-Vee chili powder
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee ground cumin
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    1 lbs.boneless skinless chicken breasts
    4Hy-Vee fajita-size flour tortillas
    Desired toppers, such as: Hy-Vee pico de gallo, sliced radishes, Hy-Vee Short Cuts sauteed fajita blend, cotija cheese, Hy-Vee canned black beans,sliced green onions

    Things To Grab

    • Medium bowl
    • Large resealable plastic bag
    • Large skillet
    • Meat thermometer

    Directions

    1. Combine tequila, 3 tablespoons canola oil, lime juice, garlic, honey, chili powder, ground cumin, and salt. Pour over chicken breasts in a large resealable plastic bag. Marinate for 2 to 4 hours in the refrigerator. Remove chicken; discard marinade.

    2. Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook marinated chicken for 7 to 10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees, turning once. Remove from skillet; rest 5 minutes.

    3. Cut chicken into bite-size strips. Serve as desired.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    350 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 14g
    • Cholesterol: 85mg
    • Sodium: 430mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 20g
    • Protein: 29g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 10%
    0%
    Calcium 4%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 8%

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    Seasons February 2020