La Mansion del Rio Chicken Fajitas

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  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon each chopped garlic and black pepper
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  1. Combine lime juice, garlic, pepper, oil, cilantro, salt and pepper.
  2. Marinate chicken covered in refrigerator 1 hour or as long as overnight.
  3. Grill on barbecue grill (over mesquite if desired) until done. Cut into bite-size strips. Place on warm flour tortillas and add desired toppings - shredded lettuce, tomato, salsa, pico de gallo, guacamole and/or sour cream.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Source: Chronicle files, May 1986. The recipe is from La Mansion del Rio in San Antonio, Texas.