These crazy delicious Mezcal Chicken Fajitas are made by marinating the chicken in smoky mezcal then grilling them and a bunch of veggies. They're a super easy to make and healthy summer BBQ recipe. You will LOVE them!
6boneless skinless chicken thighs
1teaspoonEACH: chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika
Place the chicken thighs in a large bowl. Add the mezcal, oil, and all of the spices. Mix the chicken and marinade around then place the bowl into your fridge and let it marinate while you prepare the rest of the meal. Note: you can let it marinate for up to 12 hours. (see notes)
6 boneless skinless chicken thighs, ¼ cup mezcal, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 teaspoon EACH: chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, ½ teaspoon EACH: oregano and sea salt
Slice the peppers and onions and place them in a large bowl. Add the oil and spices and toss to coat.
3 bell peppers, 2 medium onions, 1 tablespoon EACH: oil, chili powder, and cumin, 1 teaspoon EACH: oregano and sea salt
Make the guacamole and put the sour cream and greens into bowls.
Guacamole, Sour cream, Greens or shredded lettuce
Oil and preheat your grill to medium-high. Remove the chicken from the bowl and discard the marinade. Grill the chicken and veggies until the chicken is cooked through and the veggies are charred in spots, about 10 minutes. Warm the tortillas on the grill. Chop the chicken into pieces.
Serve everything on the table and let everyone assemble their own chicken fajitas.