chicken marinating in a pan.

Best Fajita Chicken Marinade Recipe

There is so much you can do with chicken fajita marinade! It is quick and easy to whip up this chicken marinade, add it to chicken, and add it to your favorite fajita recipes!

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 5 minutes
Fat 15 Carbs 1 Protein 26
Yield 4 1x


  • 11.5 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro


  1. Place all ingredients for the fajita chicken marinade (minus the chicken breast) into a medium bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Place chicken breast into a glass container or gallon-size bag. Then, pour the marinade on top of the chicken, making sure it is covered.
  3. Let chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or for best results, overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 261 Sugar: 0 Fat: 15 Carbohydrates: 1 Fiber: 0 Protein: 26
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: MarinadeMethod: No bakeCuisine: Mexican
Blueberry Flax Superfood Smoothie in a Cup

5 Secrets to Healthy & Delicious Smoothies

Our best tips & recipes to perfectly sublime smoothies!