Sizzling Blackstone Chicken Fajitas: A Flavorful Fiesta on Your Griddle!

Master the art of making healthy Blackstone chicken fajitas with this simple, step-by-step guide! Perfect for any family dinner or gathering.

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5/18/20242 min read

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Introduction Cooking on a Blackstone griddle introduces a unique opportunity to enhance flavors and achieve that perfect sear that elevates any dish. Today's recipe, Blackstone Chicken Fajitas, brings a healthy and delicious meal to your table with the robustness of griddle cooking. This dish is packed with a colorful medley of vegetables and succulent chicken strips and embraces the smoky aroma and charred edges that only a Blackstone can deliver. Whether hosting a backyard party or simply looking for a nutritious meal for your family dinner, these fajitas promise to be a crowd-pleaser.

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes

  • Total Time: 30 minutes

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 large onion, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 8 flour tortillas

  • Fresh cilantro for garnish

  • Lime wedges for serving

Servings

This recipe yields 4 servings. To serve, provide everyone with durable griddle tools, ideal for flipping and handling the fajitas efficiently.

Ingredients
Directions
  • Preheat your Blackstone griddle over medium-high heat. If you don’t have one, I recommend this excellent Blackstone griddle available on Amazon, perfect for cooking fajitas and more.

  • Drizzle olive oil on the hot grill.

  • Add the sliced chicken breasts to the skillet and season with chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

  • Cook for 5-6 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked and slightly charred.

  • Push the chicken to one side of the grill and add the sliced peppers and onion.

  • Sauté the vegetables until tender and have a nice char, about 4-5 minutes.

  • Mix the chicken and vegetables on the grill to combine flavors.

How to Prepare Follow the detailed directions above to ensure each component—chicken and vegetables—gets the perfect amount of griddle time for optimal flavor and texture. Keep the ingredients moving on the grill to prevent burning and ensure even cooking.

FAQs
  • Can I use other types of meat? Yes, you can substitute chicken with beef strips or shrimp for a different twist on this recipe.

  • What if I don't have a Blackstone griddle? You can use a regular skillet over medium-high heat, although the smoky flavor might be less pronounced.

  • How can I make this dish spicier? Add sliced jalapeños to the vegetable mix or increase the chili powder.

  • Can I prepare this dish ahead of time? Yes, you can slice the vegetables and chicken up to a day in advance and store them in the refrigerator.

  • What are some good side dishes? To complement the fajitas, serve with guacamole, salsa, and sour cream.

Conclusion Our Blackstone Chicken Fajitas are not just a meal but an experience. Perfectly cooked on a grill, they encapsulate the joy of outdoor cooking right in your backyard. Combining fresh ingredients, robust seasonings, and a unique cooking method ensures that every bite is flavorful. This recipe is a testament to how simple ingredients, when cooked right, can transform into a nutritious and delicious meal. Gather your friends and family, fire up your Blackstone, and get ready for a meal that promises to satisfy your hunger and create moments worth remembering.