Spicy Chicken Fajitas

Enjoy these chicken fajitas made with red bell peppers – a spicy Mexican dinner that’s ready in just 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Fajitas

1
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2-inch strips
2
teaspoons fajita seasoning
2
cups thinly sliced onion
2
cups red bell pepper strips
4
whole wheat tortillas (96% fat-free; 7 1/2 inch), heated as directed on package
1/2
cup refrigerated salsa

Toppings, if desired

Chopped avocado
Chopped fresh cilantro
Reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 In medium bowl, toss chicken and fajita seasoning. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken and onion; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add bell pepper; cook 5 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2 On each of 4 plates, place 1 tortilla; top each with 1 cup chicken mixture and 2 tablespoons salsa. Sprinkle with avocado and cilantro. Fold tortilla over filling. Serve with sour cream.

Expert Tips

Sliced mango sprinkled with chopped cilantro and ground red pepper (cayenne) would be a tasty and colorful accompaniment alongside the fajitas.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
),
Sodium
750mg
750%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.