Honey mustard may seem like a surprising addition to chicken fajitas, but the tangy sauce provides a refreshing update to the classic dish.
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Honey Mustard Sauce
1/4 cup butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup yellow mustard
3 tablespoons honey
1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, or more to taste
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or more to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced in strips
1 medium onion, sliced
1 large bell pepper, seeded and sliced
Kosher or sea salt
Fresh cracked black pepper
Flour or corn tortillas, for serving
Shredded cheese and sour cream, for serving (optional)
Chopped avocado, chopped cilantro and salsa or chopped tomatoes, for serving (optional)
How to Make It
Step 1 Make the Honey Mustard
Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Melt the butter and then stir in the garlic. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the garlic is lightly browned.
Step 2 Make the Honey Mustard
Whisk in the mustard and honey. Add Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer the sauce for about 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened. Set aside.
Step 3 Make the Chicken Fajitas
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 and bell pepper and cook with the chicken for 3 to 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
Step 4 Make the Chicken Fajitas
Stir in the honey mustard 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.
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