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Fajita Marinade

Fajita Marinade

This is a delicious marinade that makes a healthy, easy summer meal you can make any day of the week. See video demonstration on how to make amazing chicken fajitas on the grill in just a few simple steps.


Very Michelly fajita marinade

Recipe ingredients listed below are for the marinade only. Recipe makes about 1 cup of marinade - which very generously coats up to 2 lbs of chicken breast.


fajita marinade ingredients

Total Cook/Prep time: 10 minutes (active)


  • 1/2 cup plain canned tomato sauce
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper


Mix ingredients together in a bowl

Place the marinade in a ziplock bag with chicken

Seal the bag tightly and gently massage the marinade into the chicken

Marinate at least 30 minutes, or up to 8 hours in the refrigerator

After removing the chicken from the ziplock bag, discard leftover marinade


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