Mix up 7UP and a few spices to make a flavorful and easy marinade for fajita chicken. Then combine your favorite fajita toppings, like peppers and onions. 7UP Chicken Fajitas is a crowd-pleasing recipe.
2 cups 7UP®
1 tsp. chili powder
3 cups bell pepper strips
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Cumin, salt, and pepper to taste
8 flour tortillas, warmed
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Ready In: 2 hours 30 minutes
Serving Size: 4 people
In a medium bowl, mix together 7UP®, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
Place chicken in a 13x9-inch pan, pour marinade over top, and cover.
Place in fridge; marinate for at least 2 hours (overnight is recommended).
Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a large skillet over high heat, add peppers and onion to skillet, cook until tender, and then remove from pan.
Drain marinade and set aside; place marinated chicken in pan. Heat over medium-high heat for 7 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
Add in 1 cup of remaining marinade, cover, and let simmer until liquid evaporates.
Add peppers and onion to skillet; stir on low heat until hot.