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Sarah Caron is a Connecticut-based freelance writer and editor. She lives with her wonderful husband, two adorable kids and two funny beagles. Check out her food blog at Sarah's Cucina Bella.

Get dinner on the table in no time

Families on the go can find it hard to get a nutritious meal on the table fast. But with a few easy tricks, your family can be eating good, fresh meals in no time.

Easy chicken fajitas

Easy chicken fajitas

Serves 4

This recipe is fast, easy and delish. Your kids will love being able to mix and match salsa, peppers, cheese and more.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken cut into strips (about 1/4-1/2 inch)
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 1 green pepper, cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 1 medium yellow onion, cut into thin slices and halved
  • OPTIONAL: tortillas, cheese, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, cooked rice

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Meanwhile, pour the lime juice over the chicken and let sit.
  2. Add the onions, red peppers and green peppers to the skillet and cover. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent. Salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 3-4 more minutes, until beginning to caramelize.
  3. Wash out the skillet.
  4. Heat the skillet again with 1 tbsp olive oil. Add the chicken and lime juice, cover and cook to opaque. Drain liquid and cook uncovered for an additional 3-4 minutes until browned.
  5. Serve with tortillas, cheese, salsa, sour cream, guacamole and rice, as desired.
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