Fajita with a lime to the side

One Pan Chicken Fajitas

Looking for a balanced meal that's quick and easy? Something that has protein, veggies, and whole grains? Look no further! This is meal has it all, from seasoned chicken breasts to a colorful rainbow of peppers on a whole wheat tortilla. And once cooked, the fajitas can be frozen for future use. Enjoy!

Makes 10 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients for one-pan chicken fajitas

  • 2 whole, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 red or white onion, julienned
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1 green pepper, julienned
  • 1 yellow pepper, julienned
  • 1 orange pepper, julienned
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp dried cumin
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp low fat sour cream, optional for garnish
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and sliced, optional for garnish
  • 8 inch whole grain tortillas

Directions for one-pan chicken fajitas

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix garlic powder, oregano, cumin, 1 juiced lime, and olive oil in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Slice chicken into thin slices. Add to a large bowl with onions and peppers.
  4. Pour oil mixture over chicken and vegetables and toss until coated.
  5. Spread chicken and vegetables in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Cook for 25-35 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  6. Remove from oven. Pour juice from one lime over top. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro.
  7. Serve with whole-grain tortillas. Garnish with jalapeño slices and sour cream, if preferred.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 124
  • carbohydrate: 7.9g
  • cholesterol: 14mg
  • fat: 7.9g
  • fiber: 1.7g
  • potassium: 201mg
  • protein: 7.3g
  • saturated fat: 1.1g
  • sodium: 48mg
  • sugars: 1.9g
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Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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