Keto Chicken Fajitas

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Keto Chicken Fajitas

1 hour
Calories 570kcal

Ingredients

  • 600 grams chicken breasts (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 2 cloves garlic (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 1 yellow onion (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 1 green pepper (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 1 red pepper (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 1 orange (medium
  • 2 tablespoons ghee (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • 6 tortillas (regular Keto
  • avocado (sliced
  • chopped tomatoes (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • shredded cheese (skinless and boneless, sliced, 1.3 lb)
  • sour cream
  • lime wedges
  • fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • Start by marinating the chicken.
  • Slice the chicken breasts into about 1/2-inch (1 cm) thin strips.
  • Place the chicken into a bowl and add all the marinating spices: minced garlic, dried oregano, ground cumin, paprika, chipotle chile powder, salt, olive oil and lime (or lemon) juice.
  • Mix until the chicken is covered from all sides, cover the bowl with a cling film and marinate for 30-60 minutes (or overnight in the fridge).
  • When ready for cooking, remove from the fridge and discard the marinade (you need to remove any excess moisture before cooking the chicken strips in the pan).
  •  Start by cooking the vegetables.
  • Peel and slice the onion and slice the peppers.
  • Heat a large pan or casserole dish greased with 2 tablespoons of ghee over a medium-high heat.
  • Once hot, add the sliced onion and peppers.
  • Cook until crisp-tender and lightly charred for 5-8 minutes.
  • Use tongs or spatula to toss the peppers every couple of minutes while cooking.
  • When done, transfer the peppers into a bowl and set aside.
  •  Keep the heat on medium-high.
  • Grease the pan with the remaining 2 tablespoons of ghee and add the chicken slices.
  • Cook for 4-6 minutes until lightly browned, flipping half way through.
  • Return the cooked peppers to the pan and heat through for just 30-60 seconds.
  • Then, take off the heat.
  • Serve with Keto Tortillas and any preferred toppings ...
  • ...
  • sliced avocado or Guacamole, chopped tomatoes or Salsa, shredded cheese, sour cream, lime wedges and cilantro.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 570kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:00:58.

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