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Chicken or Beef Fajitas

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Category: Poultry, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c Lime juice
  • 1 c Tequila
  • 1/4 c Tomato paste
  • 2 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 1 Whole jalapeno pepper
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Chili powder
  • 1/2 ts Cumin
  • 1 1/2 lb Chicken breast*
  • 10 Flour tortillas for fajitas
  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 Large bell pepper; cut into
  • 1 Large onion; cut into strips
  • 1 Large tomato;cut into chunks


*Boneless, skinless breast, cut into strips; or skirt steak.

In a glass bowl or baking dish, combine 1/2 cup oil, lime juice, tequila,
tomato paste, garlic, jalapeno, salt, chili powder, and cumin. Blend well.
Add chicken, cover, and marinate in refrigerator at least 6 hours or
overnight. Wrap tortillas in aluminum foil. Bake 15 minutes while
preparing fajitas. Remove chicken from marinade. In a large, heavy skillet
over medium-high heat, heat 3 Tbl oil. Add chicken and cook, stirring
constantly, 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is done. Add bell pepper and
onion and cook 3 minutes more along with tomatoes, just until vegetables
are crisp-tender. Serve with tortillas, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, and
grated cheese.

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