Fajita Chicken Tacos With Tomato-Jalapeno Salsa

Switch up your tailgate routine with these chicken fajita tacos. No utensils needed.












  • 6 Sanderson Farms® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets
  • Ingredients for Marinade:
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle powder
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Ingredients for Tomato-Jalapeno Salsa:
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes
  • 4 jalapeno peppers
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • Ingredients for Tacos:
  • 1 cup raw onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, rough chopped
  • 4 fresh limes, cut into quarters
  • 12-6-inch fresh corn tortillas


  1. In a mixing bowl, add orange juice, lime juice, pineapple juice, light soy sauce, canola oil, garlic, cumin, chipotle powder, cilantro, salt and pepper. Mix well. Place chicken breasts in a sealable plastic bag and add marinade. Let marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours before grilling.
  2. In a medium saucepot, place whole tomatoes, whole jalapenos and garlic. Cover with water, bring to a boil, slow to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from water, remove core from tomato, stems from jalapenos and garlic, transfer to a blender and pulse until smooth. Season and reserve at room temperature.
  3. Remove chicken breasts from marinade, grill chicken on one side for approximately 5 to 6 minutes, turn over and repeat. Chicken is cooked when it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. Transfer to a cutting board and slice into strips.
  4. In a Teflon sauté pan, heat corn tortillas on both sides for 1-2 minutes or until soft.
  5. Place tortillas on a platter, lay chicken strips on tortillas, add 2 tablespoons of salsa to each taco, garnish with raw onion and cilantro. Squeeze a quarter of a lime on top of each taco.

Nutritional Information

Saturated Fat2g

Chicken. A great source of protein.

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