Fajita-Style Chicken Breasts

Fajita-Style Chicken Breasts
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Marinating provides a fiesta of wonderful flavors; cheese tops each serving for a special presentation.
05 min
Prep Time
1:40
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

Marinade

2/3 cup
vegetable oil
1/3 cup
fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons
chopped green chiles
2 teaspoons
finely chopped fresh garlic

Chicken

4
split chicken breasts*, skinned
4 (3/4-ounce) slices
Cheddar cheese, cut in half diagonally

Topping

Salsa
 
*Substitute 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts. Reduce grilling time to 20-25 minutes.

Directions

  1. Heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.
  2. Combine all marinade ingredients in large resealable plastic food bag; add chicken breasts. Tightly seal bag; turn bag several times to coat chicken well. Place bag into 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate, turning once, at least 45 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.
  4. Place chicken onto grill. Grill, turning once, 45-50 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with fork. Top each chicken breast with 2 pieces cheese. Continue grilling until cheese begins to melt. Serve with salsa.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
390
Cholesterol
95mg
Carbohydrates
2g
Protein
32g
Fat
28g
Sodium
200mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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