When it comes to cooking dinner for my family, 

after working all day, I want something that is easy peasy.  That’s why I created this quick fajita lime chicken recipe to get dinner on the table in a flash! 

Seriously, it’s so quick to make, you can toss a salad together to round out your meal, and they will be ready to put on the table in under 15 minutes.

Here’s the recipe, give it a try and be sure to come back and leave me a comment and tell me what you think!


Fajita Lime Chicken

Fajita Lime Chicken


  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast tenderloins
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 sprig fresh cilantro
  • 1 fresh lime (cut into wedges)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil



    1.)  Place ingredients in a large ziplock baggie, seal securely.

    2.)  Place in the refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.

    NOTE:  When adding the limes squeeze them so that the juice and pulp are added to the marinade then toss the limes into the baggie.


    1.) Preheat grill pan on Medium-High heat.

    2.)  Drain chicken tenderloins and add to the pan.

    3.) Grill for 5-6 minutes then turn pieces over and grill on the other side for 5-6 minutes.

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