Chicken Fajita Marinade
This chicken fajita marinade is a blend of olive oil, lime juice and spices, all mixed together to form the perfect flavoring for zesty fajitas. You can also use this marinade to make Mexican style chicken for burritos, nachos, tacos and more!
Servings 4 servings
Calories 141 kcal
¼ cup olive oil ⅓ cup lime juice ¼ cup water 1 teaspoon sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 2 cloves garlic minced 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1-2 tablespoons chili powder depending on the heat level of your chili powder. I use a mild chili powder so I do the full 2 tablespoons. 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Place the olive oil, lime juice, water, sugar, kosher salt, cumin, garlic, smoked paprika, onion powder, chili powder and pepper in a bowl. Stir to combine. Add 1 pound of sliced chicken, 1 1/2 cups sliced bell peppers and 1/2 cup sliced onions to the bowl and toss to coat. Marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes or up to 8 hours.
Calories: 141 kcal | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Sodium: 762 mg | Potassium: 80 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 962 IU | Vitamin C: 7 mg | Calcium: 12 mg | Iron: 1 mg