Sizzlin' Chicken Fajitas

Sizzlin' Chicken Fajitas

These easy chicken fajitas are prepared in a skillet and are ready in 20 minutes.

Health MAY 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fajita and 1 cup chicken mixture)
  • Cook time:18 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups bell pepper strips
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese


1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper and next 5 ingredients (bell pepper through black pepper); sauté 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove mixture from skillet.

2. Heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until chicken is done. Return vegetable mixture to skillet. Stir in juice; cook until chicken mixture is thoroughly heated. Heat tortillas according to package directions.

3. Place 1 cup chicken mixture down center of each tortilla; sprinkle each portion with 1 tablespoon shredded cheese, and roll up.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 377
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbohydrate: 36g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 484mg
  • Calcium: 100mg

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