Grilled Chicken Fajita Roll Ups | Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Grilled Chicken Fajita Roll Ups

These quick and easy fajita roll ups require less messy cleanup using PERDUE®FRESH CUTS™


2 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp fajita seasoning

1 lime zested and halved

3 small red, yellow or green bell peppers, sliced lengthwise

1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar, pepper jack cheese, or Mexican blend cheese

1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped, for garnish


  1. Marinate -Combine the chicken, the olive oil, the fajita seasoning and the lime zest in a resealable plastic bag. Toss to coat, refrigerate, and then let marinate for about 20 minutes to an hour.
  2. Roll- Lay a chicken thin slice on a plastic cutting board. Cover the chicken with shredded cheese then place 4 to 6 bell pepper slices across the middle of the chicken. Roll up chicken and secure with a toothpick. Repeat with remaining chicken, cheese and peppers.
  3. Grill- Heat a grill or grill pan over medium heat. Grill the chicken roll ups for 7 to 10 minutes per side until a meat thermometer inserted in the center reaches 170 degrees F. Grill the lime halves, cut side down, until charred, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Serve- Transfer the Chicken Fajita Roll Ups to a serving plate. Squeeze the grilled lime halves over the chicken and garnish with chopped cilantro. Serve with grilled veggies on the side! *Remove toothpick before serving/eating

TIP: Looking for a way to use up that bounty of summer veggies? Toss with a little olive oil and throw them on the grill …Delish!