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Grilled Chicken Fajitas Recipe


Ingredients

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  • 4lb Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast and Thighs
  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil
  • ½ cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 6oz Mexican Beer (can substitute water or chicken broth)
  • ¼ cup Lime Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Mexican style Hot Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 bunch Fresh Cilantro chopped
  • Fajita Seasoning* (recipe to follow)
  • 8oz Sour Cream
  • 3 Limes
  • 2 Bell Peppers (any color)
  • 2 Jalapeno peppers
  • Flour Tortillas for serving

Fajita Seasoning

  • ¼ cup plus 1 Tablespoon Killer Hogs The AP Rub
  • ¼ cup Chili Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Smoked Paprika
  • 2 teaspoons Oregano

Fajita Cream

  • 8oz of sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Mexican style Hot Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon of Fajita Seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon of fresh lime juice

Instructions

  1. Combine the vegetable oil, vinegar, beer, and lime juice in a large bowl. Add ¼ cup of Fajita Seasoning and 2 Tablespoons of chopped Cilantro. Whisk to combine.
  2. Butterfly the chicken breast and remove excess fat from chicken thighs. Place in a large zip top plastic bag or bowl and pour marinade over the top. Move the pieces of chicken around so marinade covers completely. Place in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  3. Prepare charcoal grill or other grill for direct cooking Medium High heat.
  4. Mix sour cream with Hot Sauce, 1 Tablespoon Fajita Seasoning, and 1 Tablespoon of fresh Lime Juice. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  5. Slice bell pepper, onion, and jalapeno peppers into thin strips.
  6. When grill is hot, remove each piece of chicken from marinade and allow excess to drain. Place on lightly oiled cooking grate and cook for 6-8 minutes on first side. Flip chicken over and continue to cook until internal temperature reaches 165 in breast and 175 in thigh about 16-18 total minutes.
  7. Place flat cast iron skillet directly on cooking grate and 2 Tablespoons of Olive oil. Add vegetables and sauté until tender about 10 minutes.
  8. Wrap tortilla shells in aluminum foil and place on grill for a couple minutes to heat.
  9. Slice chicken into thin strips. When vegetables are tender move them to one side of the skillet and add chicken. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the top and serve with warm tortillas, sour cream, and fresh cilantro.
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