Cilantro Lime Fajita Salad

Honey Lime Vinaigrette Recipe


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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 Limes, juiced
  • ⅔ C. Cilantro
  • 2 Garlic Clove
  • 2 T. Honey
  • ½ C. Light Olive Oil (do not use extra virgin)
  • 2 T. White Vinegar
  • 1 t. Salt
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend together until the garlic is well chopped and ingredients have emulsified.
  2. Refrigerate dressing.


Chicken Marinade Recipe


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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • ½ C. Cilantro
  • 2 Limes, juiced
  • 2 t. Coarse Salt
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 t. Cumin
  • 1 t. Chili Powder
  • ¼ C. Olive Oil
Instructions
  1. Using the same blender or processor that the vinaigrette was made in (you don't need to wash it out), place all ingredients for the marinade inside and puree until garlic is finely chopped.
  2. Pour ½ of the marinade into a bowl or Ziploc bag and add chicken to the marinade.
  3. Pour the other half of the marinade into another bag or bowl and add the sliced onion and peppers
  4. to it.
  5. Let the chicken marinate overnight or for several hours, if possible. You can also skip letting it marinate and use it immediately. It will still taste great!


Sizzling Cilantro Lime Fajita Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette Recipe


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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 4 Chicken Breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 Large Yellow Onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 Large Yellow Bell Pepper, seeds removed, cut into strips
  • 2-3 heads Romaine Hearts, cut into bit sized pieces
  • 1 Avocado, sliced
  • ¾ C. Cherry tomatoes, halved
Instructions
  1. Prepare salad plates(or a large bowl) by placing lettuce, avocado sliced, and cherry tomatoes on each plate (or all together in a bowl).
  2. Heat a large sauté pan or wok to high.
  3. Add the vegetables (do not add the marinade) to the hot pan and cook quickly, tossing with tongs or a spatula until the veggies are still crisp, but golden brown in spots.
  4. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  5. In the same pan on high heat, add the chicken and marinade and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until chicken is fully cooked and slightly caramelized.
  6. Toss with the vegetables.
  7. Top salads with the hot chicken and vegetables.
  8. Drizzle with the cilantro lime vinaigrette.

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