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Spicy Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas

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1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 cup olive oil
5 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 1/4 tsp ground ancho chile powder
1 tbsp chipotle chili in adobo, minced
6 halves boneless skinless chicken breasts
3 lg poblano chiles, seeded, in 3/4" strips
3 lg red green &/or yellow peppers, in 3/4" strips
2 med onions (sweet or red) in 1/2" rounds
12 8" flour tortillas
Optional Toppings:
Salsa, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Chopped Cilantro, Sliced Green Onions, and chopped Serano Chiles

Preheat Grill to medium high heat. Use wood chips if desired for smoky flavor.

Puree first 6 ingredients in processor. Season marinade with salt and pepper as needed.

Place chicken in 13 x 9 inch glass baking dish. Pour 1/3 cup marinade over chicken; turn to coat. Arrange Poblanos, bell peppers, and onions on large rimmed baking sheet. Pour 1/2 cup marinade over; turn to coat. Sprinkle chicken and vegetables with salt and pepper. Reserve remaining marinade.

Grill chicken until cooked through. Grill vegetables until tender. Grill tortillas until charred, about 1 minute per side.

Transfer chicken to cutting surface and slice crosswise into strips. Fill tortillas with chicken and vegetables; drizzle with reserved marinade.

Serve with any Toppings desired.

Serves: 6 (2 fajitas each)

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