Chicken Fajitas

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I make these chicken fajitas at least 2 times a month. This is one of our favorite dinners.

The ingredients below don’t necessarily tell you how much you should have because it all depends on your preference, you decide. I’ve listed the ingredients I personally like.

Get creative, add some of your other favorite ingredients. Peppers, onions, etc.

Flour tortillas (soft taco size)

1 Tbsp Olive oil

Butter

1 to 1.25 (approximate) lbs chicken

1 packet Lawry’s fajita seasoning

Shredded sharp cheddar

Pace salsa

Sour Cream

avocado

Put 1 Tablespoon of olive oil in skillet & heat. Add chicken and cook well.

When chicken is thoroughly cooked, chop or shred. I prefer to cut it with my kitchen scissors into little chunks.

Add packet of seasoning and mix with water as directed on packet. Mix well.

In a separate skillet, melt a pad of butter and spread around. Keep your burner on medium heat.

Put your tortilla in your skillet and cook until its slightly golden or starts to ever slightly stiffen and flip over.

Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on top while still in skillet. While the other side of the tortilla is cooking, this will melt the cheese nicely.

Once the cheese starts to melt, place tortilla on your plate to start topping with your other ingredients.

Then place some of your chicken in a row down the middle of your tortilla, making sure you have enough room on the bottom and sides to fold over.

I personally love Pace salsa, a little light sour cream and some slices of avocado to make the perfect fajita for me.

Once you have your toppings on, first fold up the bottom, to keep ingredients from falling out when eating.

Then fold over each side and enjoy! YUM I tell you, these are delish!

Now you could just slap your ingredients in an uncooked tortilla, but I prefer them warm and slightly crisp. It just gives it that extra tasteyย UMPH.

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17 thoughts on “Chicken Fajitas

  1. Oh, I’m always looking for something new for dinner. I’ve known about these but never tried them. Thanks! My son will be thrilled. What is it about teenagers and mexican food? I swear my local Taco Bell is subsidized by my kids.

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  2. We love these also. I taught the kids to make them since they are easy for them (and a lot of steps for me!). We have half the family who likes to fold up the bottom as you show so nothing falls out and the other half who like to live dangerously and just roll them up without the fold-over. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Your pictures are terrific and make me want a fajita.

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  3. I think I’m just going to have to make these without talking about it one day. The prevailing opinion in my house seems to be that fajitas are something you eat in a restaurant, I disagree.

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