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Caribbean Chicken Fajitas

No recipe image available.Flavorful Caribbean-style chicken fajitas with roasted red, orange, green and yellow bell pepper strips served with a fresh orange picante salsa.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 chicken breast halves, skinned, boned, cut in long strips
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1 medium green bell pepper, roasted, cut in strips*
1 medium orange bell pepper, roasted, cut in strips*
1 medium red bell pepper, roasted, cut in strips*
1 medium yellow bell pepper, roasted, cut in strips*
1/3 cup julienne-cut jicama
1/3 cup chopped green onion
1/3 cup sliced red onion
10 (6 to 7-inch) flour tortillas
Orange Picante Salsa (recipe follows)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In shallow bowl, place chicken; sprinkle with garlic salt and seasoned pepper. Stir to coat.
  2. In skillet, place oil and heat to medium-high temperature. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add chicken and cook, stirring, about 10 minutes or until fork tender. Remove from heat.
  3. In large bowl, mix together green pepper, gold pepper, red pepper, yellow pepper, jicama, green onion and red onion.
  4. On warm serving platter, arrange in three parts, chicken, pepper mixture and tortillas with bowl of Orange Picante Salsa in center.
  5. To serve, place in center of each tortilla, chicken strips and pepper mixture. Top with Orange Picante Salsa and fold both sides of tortilla over filling.

Makes 5 servings.

Orange Picante Salsa: In medium bowl, mix together 1 cup bottled picante sauce, 2 tablespoons orange marmalade and 1/4 cup fresh cilantro. Stir to blend.

*To roast peppers, place under broiler, turning until charred. Cool. With knife point, remove stem, seeds and skin.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.