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Chicken Fajitas Margarita Recipe


Atkins Chicken Fajitas Margarita
7.3g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 240 Minutes
Style:Mexican
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Moderate
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19.2g

Protein

23.7g

Fat

5.2g

Fiber

354.4kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tsp Lime Zest
  • 1 fl oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 12 oz, raw (yield after cooking, bone removed) Chicken Breast
  • 5 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 2 fl oz (no ice) Tequila
  • 1/8 cup Cilantro (Coriander)
  • 2 clove Garlic
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 4 tortilla Low Carb Tortillas
  • 1 small Onions
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2" dia) Green Sweet Pepper
  • 1 small whole (2-2/5" dia) Red Tomatoes

DIRECTIONS

  1. Zest and juice the lime.  Place chicken, 1/4 cup of the oil, lime juice, tequila, 1 tablespoon of the cilantro, minced garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in a plastic bag and marinate, refrigerated, 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain chicken and discard marinade.  Heat oven to 350°F.  Wrap tortillas in foil and place in oven.
  3. Heat remaining tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook sliced onion 3 minutes, until softened.
  4. Add pepper strips and cook 2 minutes, until crisp-tender.  Transfer vegetables to a bowl.
  5. Add chicken to skillet and cook about 5 minutes per side, until cooked through (add more oil if necessary).  Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  6. Stir in vegetables and diced tomato.  Cook, stirring, 2 minutes more.  Stir in remaining cilantro.
  7. To serve, spoon chicken mixture onto tortillas and top with sour cream and salsa, if desired.

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Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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