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One Pan Chicken Fajitas

When life gets busy, sometimes dinner gets forgotten. Instead of ordering out, quick and easy one pan meals are a great solution. Not only are they quick to cook, but cleanup is a breeze. One of my family’s favorites is this recipe for chicken fajitas. There’s not even a single slice of pepper left when we’re done eating.

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I like to start by making my own homemade fajita seasoning. On really busy nights though, a store bought pack does the job just as well.

Homemade Fajita Seasoning:

  • 1 Tbsp of chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp of cumin
  • 1 Tbsp of paprika
  • 1/2 tsp of oregano
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Simply mix the seasonings together in a bowl and set them aside.

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Fajita Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. of boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 bell peppers (1 green, 1 red, 1 yellow)
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1 pkg of 8 small flour tortillas

Thinly slice the chicken thighs into fajita size slices. Then season them with salt and pepper, and add HALF of the fajita seasoning. Coat all of the chicken well and place it on one side of a prepared sheet pan.

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Thinly slice all 3 bell peppers and the onion, placing each in a row on the sheet pan. Then drizzle the vegetables with olive oil and coat with the remaining fajita seasoning.

One Pan Chicken Fajitas | #onepanmeals #chickenfajitas

One Pan Chicken Fajitas | #onepanmeals #chickenfajitas

Once everything is coated well, mix the chicken and vegetables together. This will ensure an even cook throughout. All that’s left is to bake and get your fajita on!

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One Pan Chicken Fajitas | #onepanmeals #chickenfajitas

I like to add a splash of fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro over the chicken and vegetables once they come out of the oven. It adds even more flavor to the already delicious fajita seasoning. Once on the tortilla, a little sour cream is another favorite of mine to add.

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One Pan Chicken Fajitas | #onepanmeals #chickenfajitas

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One Pan Chicken Fajitas
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Serves: 8
 
These chicken fajitas are super quick and easy to make, and bursting with flavor. And since they're a one pan meal, cleanup is a breeze.
Ingredients
  • Fajita Seasoning:
  • 1 Tbsp of chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp of cumin
  • 1 Tbsp of paprika
  • ½ tsp of oregano
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Chicken Fajitas:
  • 1 lb. of boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 bell peppers (1 green, 1 red, 1 yellow)
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 pkg of 8 small flour tortillas
  • Optional - 1 lime
  • Optional - Fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Prepare a sheet pan with parchment paper. (Aluminum foil or the sheet pan itself also works. Just be sure to spray with non-stick spray.)
  3. In a small bowl, mix everything for the homemade fajita seasoning. Set aside.
  4. Thinly slice the chicken thighs into fajita size slices. Season with salt and pepper. Then add HALF of the fajita seasoning, coating all of the chicken well. Place the chicken on one side of the sheet pan.
  5. Thinly slice all 3 bell peppers and the onion. Place each in a row on the sheet pan. Drizzle the vegetables with olive oil and coat with the remaining fajita seasoning.
  6. Now mix everything together, the chicken and vegetables.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and enjoy on flour tortillas! You can add the juice of 1 lime and sprinkle with fresh cilantro for some extra flavor.

 

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