Fajita Tacos

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These Chicken Fajita Tacos are to die for. These make a fantastic healthy Mexican meal, and even better with a side of black beans and spanish inspired quinoa.

As a latina, who is trying to be very healthy, it is sometimes difficult to incorporate the foods I grew up on. Which is why I was inspired to make my own healthy version of Fajita Tacos with a few changes. As much as I miss crema and cotija cheese, I have made healthier swaps by using greek yogurt and reduced fat feta cheese. It’s those small tweaks that can make something healthier and not really noticed a change in taste.

Fajita Tacos

Ingredients:

1 large chicken breast
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 onions, cut into strips
2 bell peppers, cut into strips

Chicken Marinade:
1 lemon, juiced
2 tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 serrano pepper, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
Dash of sea salt

Extras:
4 corn tortillas
Feta cheese
Greek yogurt

Directions:

1. Slice chicken breast in half horizontally. This will allow the chicken to cook faster and its the perfect portion for 2 people.

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2. Mix all of the marinade ingredients together. Add chicken and marinate for an hour. 

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3. Grill chicken until internal temp of 165*. 

4. Stack the chicken breast on top on one another and wrap into tin foil. This will allow the flavors to mix and will make it so juicy. This is a good rule of thumb for anytime you make chicken. 

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5. In a large skillet heat olive oil. Add bell peppers and onions. Mix it all together and let it sit for about 2 minutes. Stir and then allow it to continue cooking until you get the desired softness. 

6. Chop chicken. Make a taco with tortilla, chicken, fajitas, feta greek yogurt and cilantro. 

7. Optional: For a homemade hard shell taco heat oven to 375*. Slightly heat tortilla on stove and then spray both sides with oil. Drape tortilla over two bars on the oven rack. Bake for 8-10 minutes.

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