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    Margarita Fajitas Chicken

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    4 hrs 20 mins

    4 hrs

    20 mins

    Lori Fields's Note:

    This recipe was inspired by a meal I had at a local restaurant. The marinade is also great if you want to leave the chicken breasts whole and grill out in the summer. Of course, a good margarita or sangria are my beverages of choice with this dish.

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    • 12 ounces Corona beer
    • 1/3 cup tequila (Jose Cuervo Gold is best)
    • 1/3 cup Rose's lime juice or 1/3 cup lime juice


    Toppings (as desired)


    1. 1
      In a medium bowl, combine liquid ingredients.
    2. 2
      Add chicken strips and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
    3. 3
      (Overnight works best, if possible) Heat the olive oil in a cast iron skillet (it works best for blackening the chicken).
    4. 4
      When thoroughly heated, add the chicken and cook until just starting to turn golden.
    5. 5
      Add the pepper and onion rings and cook until chicken starts to blacken and onions start to caramelize.
    6. 6
      Heat the tortillas in a tortilla warmer.
    7. 7
      If you don't have a tortilla warmer, I've found that putting the tortillas in a glass pie dish with a damp cloth covering them in a microwave for+/- 2 minutes works for me.
    8. 8
      Place 1 or 2 strips of chicken with some of the grilled onions and peppers in a tortilla.
    9. 9
      Top as desired with remaining ingredients.
    10. 10
      It's kinda fun to let people create their own.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 29, 2009


      Very bland taste, need to add some spices to the marinade

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    • on October 09, 2008


      I have to say I was very leary about the corona but it came out great. I think I found a new fav marinade for chicken.

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    • on August 18, 2008


      Fabulous taste, simple ingredients and easy to throw together! Instead of a Corona, I used a can of the King of Beers (Bud). I used a very large skillet and I'm sure I tantalized the neighbors with the aroma of my Mexican kitchen tonight! My husband has requested we try this with steak strips next time. MERP'd for All New Zaar Cookbook Tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Margarita Fajitas Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (405 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 526.4
    Calories from Fat 194
    Total Fat 21.5 g
    Saturated Fat 5.5 g
    Cholesterol 92.8 mg
    Sodium 479.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 39.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    Sugars 3.7 g
    Protein 36.3 g

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    Rose's lime juice

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