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Spicy Chicken Fajitas

Simple to prepare and packed with flavor, this recipe is one you'll turn to every time you get a craving for sizzling Mexican fare. Serve with sour cream or chopped avocado, if desired.

Oxmoor House MARCH 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 tortilla, 1 cup chicken mixture, and 2 tablespoons salsa)
  • Cook time: 8 Minutes
  • Prep time: 7 Minutes


  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (1 pound)
  • 2 teaspoons fajita seasoning (such as McCormick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cups vertically sliced onion
  • 2 cups red bell pepper strips
  • 4 (7 1/2-inch) 96% fat-free whole wheat tortillas
  • 1/2 cup fresh salsa
  • Chopped avocado (optional)
  • Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • Reduced-fat sour cream (optional)


1. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Place chicken in a small bowl; sprinkle with fajita seasoning, tossing to coat. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken and onion; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add bell pepper; stir-fry 5 minutes or until chicken is done.

2. Place 1 tortilla on each of 4 plates. Top each evenly with chicken mixture and salsa. Top with avocado and cilantro, if desired. Fold tortillas over filling, and top with sour cream, if desired. Serve immediately.

Serve with: Chili-Dusted Mango

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 341
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 10.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.5g
  • Protein: 25.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.8g
  • Fiber: 4.6g
  • Cholesterol: 74mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 747mg
  • Calcium: 27mg

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Spicy Chicken Fajitas Recipe