1 Lower thick rooster breasts in half horizontally: Rooster breasts come in numerous sizes. You probably have rooster breasts which might be round a half pound every or extra, you’ll want to slice them in half horizontally, in order that the middle thickness is round 1/2-inch to three/Four-inch thick.
(We don’t advocate pounding the rooster breasts, doing so won’t lead to the proper texture/consistency for fajitas.)
2 Marinate rooster: Combine all of the marinade components collectively in a glass or plastic container. Add the rooster, combine properly, cowl and let marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes or as much as eight hours within the fridge.
three Take away the rooster from the marinade. Wipe off a lot of the marinade and sprinkle the rooster items with salt.
Four Sear rooster on excessive warmth: Warmth a tablespoon of oil in a big forged iron frying pan on excessive warmth for a minute or so.
As quickly because the oil begins to smoke, lay the rooster breast items within the pan. Relying on the dimensions of the pan, and in case you have needed to reduce the rooster breasts, you will have to work in batches.
Let the rooster cook dinner undisturbed for two to three minutes, till you’ve sear. As soon as seared properly on one aspect, flip the items over and cook dinner for one more 2 to three minutes till properly seared on the second aspect.
5 Stack seared breasts, cowl with foil and let relaxation: As soon as seared on the second aspect, take away to a chopping board and canopy with aluminum foil to relaxation for five minutes.
If you wish to take a look at for doneness, reduce into one piece with the tip of a pointy knife. It needs to be simply carried out, if not, you’ll be able to put it again within the sizzling pan for a minute or two.
Here is a tip: Stack the seared rooster breasts after which cowl them in foil. Collectively they are going to retain warmth higher as you cook dinner the peppers and onions.
6 Sauté peppers and onions: Whereas the rooster is resting, cook dinner the onions and peppers. Add one other tablespoon of oil to the frying pan. Warmth on excessive. As quickly because the oil is sizzling, add the onions and peppers to the pan.
Use a metallic spatula to scrape up a number of the browned bits from the rooster and stir to coat the onions and peppers with the oil and brown bits. Unfold the onions and peppers in an excellent layer within the pan.
Allow them to cook dinner undisturbed for two minutes. You need them to sear with some blackening. Stir the greens and proceed to cook dinner for one more 2 minutes.
7 Slice the rooster and serve: Slice the rooster throughout the grain into strips. Serve without delay with the peppers and onions, some heat tortillas, and sides of shredded cheese, salsa, guacamole, and/or thinly sliced iceberg lettuce dressed with vinegar and salt.