This easy Chicken Fajita Marinade recipe is made with 6 pantry staples and some lime juice. It's an easy way to add a punch of flavor to basic chicken breasts.
Pour all the ingredients in a gallon size zippy bag.
Seal the bag and shake to combine.
Pound the chicken to uniform thickness using a meat mallet.
Prick the chicken several times with a for so that the flavorful marinade can seep inside.
Place the chicken in the zippy bag and seal the bag.
Shake and massage the bag with the chicken in it until the chicken is well coated.
Place the bag on a plate in the refrigerator, zipper side up for at least 8 hours. Massage the chicken and flip over the bag 2-3 times during the marinating process if able.
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Place the chicken in marinade in a 9 x 13" baking dish.
Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 165° F.
Preheat the grill to a medium heat.
Place the chicken on the grill, discard the marinade.
Cook for about 5 minutes per side, until internal temperature reaches 165° F.