Relax and enjoy your day, knowing that dinner is ready with these easy make-ahead meals of juicy chicken fajitas in foil packets. Grill, then load them up with your favourite fajita fixings! Easy prep, easy clean-up.
2oz (50 gm)tortilla chips for garnish (or wrap in tortillas)
Cut four squares of heavy-duty aluminum foil, about 16 inches square.
Lay out on your counter and top each with a 16-inch square of parchment paper (optional)
Slice chicken breasts crosswise into thin strips. Toss with a little olive oil and up to 1 tablespoon of taco seasoning mix. Place one breast on each of the foil/parchment paper squares.
Divide peppers and onions evenly and arrange beside each of the chicken breasts.
Sprinkle the peppersand onions with ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika, if desired. Drizzle the chicken and peppers with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Squeeze a little lime juice on each.
Fold foil loosely over chicken securing ends, but allowing a little space for heat to circulate. Refrigerate until ready to grill.
Grill over medium heat, checking for doneness after 20 minutes. Use an instant-read thermometer to make sure the thickest pice of chicken registers 165°F.
Garnish with cilantro and serve with sliced avocados or homemade guacamole,cherry tomatoes, sour cream, and tortilla chips. Alternatively, you can wrap these fillings in warmed tortillas.
If you cut the chicken breasts, peppers and onions in bite-sized pieces, you won't need a knife and it makes it easy to eat straight from the packet.Fajita/Taco Seasoning Mix recipe (This will make more than you need. Store the remainder in a glass jar for up to 6 months.)