These easy chicken fajitas are loaded with sautéed mushrooms. For added flavor, swap out traditional button mushrooms for heartier varieties such as portobellos or shiitakes. Slideshow:  Quick Mexican Recipes 

Todd Porter and Diane Cu
June 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, whisk together 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil with the garlic, salt, chile powder, ground cumin, paprika, sugar and fresh lime juice. Set aside.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and then stir in the chicken. Cook for 2 minutes or until the chicken is lightly browned. Stir in the onion, bell pepper and mushrooms and cook with the chicken for 3 to 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

  • Stir in the spice mixture and cook for another 2 minutes or until everything is well combined and heated through. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with tortillas and optional toppings.