Fajitas are that fun entree to order out at your favorite Mexican restaurant. The drama of the sizzling pan coming to your table. The smell of the onions & peppers wofting your way. We all know that feeling of a build your own experience. Why not have it at home with the smoky flavor of Bourbon added to the mix? Serious Foodie loves to switch things up a bit, and since our Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub goes so well on any grilled protein, we decided fajitas would be a great plaform to put a twist on the traditional dish and spice it up a bit. There are a few tricks we will share with you, too!


Spice up your sour cream!


To add some serious flavor, whisk together sour cream and about 2 tbsp. of the Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub. This makes sure that the bourbon flavor is not only in the base of the tortilla but on the top when you first bite into the fajita.


Marinate your chicken!

After a generous amount of Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub is sprinkled onto each side of the chicken breats, wrap the meat in plastic wrap for at least an hour before cooking to marinate the spices into the meat. This will make your chicken tender, moist and flavorful every single time!


Buy quality tortillas! And don’t forget to toast them!


Toast your tortillas right on the stove! If you have gas burners, simply turn on the gas and place the tortilla right on the flame until browned and toasted. If you have an electric stove, use a shallow pan. We prefer corn tortillas because of the fresh, hearty flavor, but you can use whatever you prefer. If you have a local Mexican market, that’s the best way to go, but some great, healthy options can be found here:

Kentucky Bourbon Chicken Fajitas

Kentucky Bourbon Chicken Fajitas with Peppers, Onions and Spiced Sour Cream
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 2 medium chicken breasts
  • 4 tbsp. vegetable oil (canola or safflower)
  • 2 large bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 4-6 corn or flour tortillas
  • 4-5 tbsp. Serious Foodie Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub


  • Sprinkle a generous amount of the Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub onto each side of the chicken breasts. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and let marinate in the fridge for an hour or more.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the sour cream and about 2 tbsp. of the Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub until thoroughly mixed. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, add 2 tbsp. oil and bring to medium-high heat. Saute the sliced peppers, mushrooms and onions until tender. Set aside.
  • Add 2 tbsp. oil to the pan and saute the marinated chicken breasts in the skillet on medium-high heat. Slice and serve with the sauteed veggies.
  • Serve with the toasted tortillas, veggies, spiced sour cream and any other toppings you prefer.


This recipe also works well with steak, pork, or fish (use a meaty fish like mahi-mahi or swordfish)




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