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Chicken fajita tray bake is cooked quickly on a baking sheet. Perfect as a low-carb meal, or to enjoy in your favorite tortilla.
Chicken fajita tray bake makes dinner time just a little bit easier. It’s a speedy, family-friendly way to cook meals, and helps make cleanup a breeze.
These chicken fajitas are always a family favorite. You can eat them as is, or stuff your favorite tortilla. Either way, we love to top them with salsa and cheese.
Other popular toppings are sour cream and guacamole.
What is a tray bake meal?
Tray bake meals eliminate the need for multiple dishes, pots and pans. Place all your ingredients on a baking sheet and bake everything together in the oven on one sheet. The prep and cleanup are simple.
Why you’ll love this recipe
- Everything cooks together for easier cleanup
- Great way to cook a family meal
- Dinner ready in under 30 minutes
What you’ll need to make this recipe.
- Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- Bell peppers
- Purple onion
- Olive oil
- Fajita seasoning
What can I use if I don’t have fajita seasoning?
Fajita seasoning is typically made with a blend of chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, dried oregano, salt, cayenne, and ground pepper. You can make your own blend by mixing together a teaspoon of each spice, with the ground pepper, salt and cayenne being about 1/4 teaspoon each.
How to make this recipe
1 – Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
2 – Place the sliced chicken, peppers, and onion on a sheet pan.
3 – Drizzle the olive oil over the fajitas. Mix together.
4 – Evenly distribute the seasoning over the fajitas. Mix together.
5 – Bake in the oven for about 12 minutes.
Tip – Eat it as is for a low carb meal, or in a tortilla!
My favorite toppings are shredded cheese, sour cream, cilantro, and salsa! Enjoy!
How do I store my leftover chicken fajitas?
Place the chicken fajita mix in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
Can I freeze cooked chicken fajitas?
Yes! Place the chicken fajitas in a resealable freezer bag. Lay the bag flat in the freezer to freeze. Properly stored, the chicken fajitas will last up to 3 months.
Calories per serving (1/4 of the fajitas): 224
- 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced
- 2 bell peppers, any colors, sliced
- 1/2 purple onion, sliced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup fajita seasoning
1. Preheat oven to 450°.
2. Place the sliced chicken, peppers, and onion on a sheet pan.
3. Drizzle the olive oil over the fajitas. Mix together.
4. Evenly distribute the seasoning over the fajitas. Mix together.
5. Bake in the oven for about 12 minutes.
Eat it as is for a low carb meal, or in a tortilla!
The internal temperature of the chicken should be at least 165°. Measure this at the thickest part of the chicken. Continue cooking until chicken reaches temperature.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 224Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 967mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 4gSugar: 2gProtein: 28g
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