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This is a fantastic and easy chicken fajitas recipe. It’s a winner with the whole family so this is one of our new go-to weeknight meals and also one we cook when friends come over (just double the recipe). To keep it healthier and lower in carbs, you can eliminate the tortillas and serve the chicken mixture over top of the rice and beans. It’s still so delicious this way! Either way, here’s how to make these awesome fajitas:

Easy Chicken Fajitas

Easy Chicken Fajitas Recipe

This is a fantastic and easy chicken fajitas recipe. It’s a winner with the whole family so this is one of our new go-to weeknight meals and also one we cook when friends come over (just double the recipe).
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Skill Level: Easy
Recipe Type: Chicken, Low-Carb, Vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings

Ingredients
 

  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper sliced
  • 1 red onion
  • 4 lbs chicken breasts sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 12 flour tortillas

Toppings/Sides

  • 14 oz diced tomatoes
  • 4 oz green chilies
  • Sour cream as desired
  • 3 cups rice cooked
  • 14 oz black beans cooked
  • Fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • In a skillet, heat oil and 2 tbsp butter over medium heat. Add green peppers and onions and cook for about 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • In a separate skillet, heat 2 tbsp butter over medium heat. Add sliced chicken. Sprinkle with salt, cumin and chili power, toss and cook thoroughly for around 15-20 minutes. Transfer chicken to skillet with peppers and onions and keep warm on low.
  • Heat tomatoes and green chilies in empty skillet over high heat for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Serve chicken fajita mix in tortillas, topped with fresh sprigs of cilantro, tomatoes and sour cream. Serve with black beans and rice on the side.

Notes

Nutrition excludes toppings.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Fajitas Recipe
Amount per Serving
Calories
654
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
24
g
37
%
Saturated Fat
 
8
g
50
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
9
g
Cholesterol
 
214
mg
71
%
Sodium
 
1224
mg
53
%
Potassium
 
1333
mg
38
%
Carbohydrates
 
35
g
12
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
70
g
140
%
Vitamin A
 
1086
IU
22
%
Vitamin C
 
67
mg
81
%
Calcium
 
92
mg
9
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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