Grilled Lime Chicken Fajitas

Grilled Lime Chicken Fajitas
Source: The Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.
Summary

Chicken fajitas are one of the best choices when it comes to Mexican food because chicken is a lean protein and grilling is a healthy cooking method. Also, fajitas are topped with low-carb veggies like onions and green peppers.

  • Prep time
    30 min
  • Servings
    10 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 fajita
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

10 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 fajita
  • Amount per serving Calories 150

  • Total Fat 2g
    • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 125mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 14g
  • Potassium 290mg
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • cumin
    1/2 tsp
  • fresh cilantro (chopped)
    2 tbsp
  • honey
    1 tbsp
  • lime zest
    1 tsp
  • large lime (juiced)
    1
  • chili powder
    1 tsp
  • garlic powder
    1/4 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • green bell peppers (seeded and sliced into strips)
    2
  • large onion (sliced into strips)
    1
  • chicken tenderloins
    1 1/4 lbs
  • corn tortillas (or low-carb tortillas) (6-inch)
    10
  • salsa
    10 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the marinade ingredients. Add the chicken breast tenderloins and marinate in the refrigerator for 20-60 minutes.

  2. Preheat a grill to medium heat. Place the onions and green peppers in a grill basket. Grill the vegetables in the basket, stirring occasionally, about 15-20 minutes until slightly charred.

  3. Add the chicken directly to the grill and cook 10-12 minutes, until done, turning once.

  4. Divide the chicken, green peppers and onions evenly among 10 tortillas. Top each fajita with 1 Tbsp. salsa.

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    it shows all ingredients but then the directions says to make marinade well how do you make the marinade or what goes into the marinade? recipes always leave some info out.