Fajitas are a regular at our house. So I of course was drawn to these when I saw them!
I LOVED the orange juice these! Don't skip the mustard either, it added an awesome tang. They were incredibly tasty and sadly didn't last as long in the frig as I would have liked!
Tangy Chicken Fajitas
Adapted from Annies Eats
2 lbs. chicken breast, boneless, cut into strips
2 red peppers, sliced
2 green peppers, sliced
2 onions, sliced thin
Salt and pepper
1 cup orange juice
3/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
2 tbsp. worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp. garlic, minced
2 tsp. chipotle chile powder
1 tsp. mustard
Toppings: lettuce, tomato, scallions, sour cream
Mix orange juice, 1/2 cup of the cilantro, worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, pepper and chipotle powder in a small bowl. Set aside.
Heat pan, add chicken, peppers, onion and orange juice mixture. Simmer for 20 - 30 minutes until chicken is cooked, onions and peppers are soft and liquid has reduced and slightly thickened. Add a tsp. of mustard to remaining sauce in pan and stir around thoroughly.
Scoop onto tortillas and add toppings as desired. Garnish with remaining cilantro.
Total calories for filling without tortilla = 1430 calories
12 servings = 119 calories
Chicken fajita with 100 calorie tortilla = 219 calories
2 Tangy Chicken Fajitas w/sour cream & tomato = 500 calorie dinner
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Calories calculated from calorieking.com. Some numbers are approximate and rounded.