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Chicken Fajita Bubble-Up Bake

chicken fajita bubble-up bake Entree
Chicken Fajita Bubble-Up Bake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6

Turn classic fajitas into a quick-prep, veggie-packed dinner bake that everyone will devour.

Created June 24, 2014
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso


  • 1
    can (7.5 oz) Pillsbury™ Country Style™ refrigerated biscuits
  • 1
    package Old El Paso™ fajita seasoning mix
  • 1/2
    cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2
    cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2
    cup diced onion
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2
    boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2
    cup water
  • 2
    cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend


  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Cut each biscuit into quarters; place in medium bowl. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the fajita seasoning mix; toss to coat. Set aside.
  • 3
    Heat 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add bell peppers and onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until peppers and onion blister and char slightly or until cooked to your liking. Remove peppers and onion from skillet; keep warm.
  • 4
    Return same skillet to medium heat. Add oil and chicken; cook on each side until browned and no longer pink in center. Sprinkle remaining fajita seasoning mix over chicken. Add water; cook and stir until sauce thickens. Return peppers and onion to skillet; stir to coat.
  • 5
    Spoon chicken, peppers and onion into baking dish. Top with seasoning-coated biscuit pieces.
  • 6
    Bake 20 minutes or until biscuit pieces are thoroughly baked and light golden brown. Sprinkle cheese over top; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

  • Top with any additional fajita fixin’s that you enjoy such as sour cream, diced tomato, chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges.
  • Substitute the chicken with an equal amount of steak strips, or bulk up the veggies and leave out the protein for a tasty snack!

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