Easy Chicken Fajitas

This colorful meal can be whipped up in minutes on busy nights. For even quicker prep, replace our seasoning mix with 4 tbsp of an all-natural fajita spice mixture, but look for low-sodium varieties.
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Easy Chicken Fajitas recipe

Easy Chicken Fajitas

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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

Seasoning Mix

  • 1 1/2 tsp each arrowroot powder, organic evaporated cane juice (aka organic cane sugar), onion powder and garlic powder
  • 1 tsp each ground cumin, chile powder, red pepper flakes, smoked paprika and dried oregano

Fajitas

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 8 5-inch whole-wheat or corn tortillas

Optional Accompaniments

  • Salsa, lime wedges, guacamole (recipe follows), cheddar cheese, sour cream or cilantro

Preparation

1. In a small bowl, combine all seasoning mix ingredients. Set aside.

2. In a large skillet on medium-high, heat 1 tbsp oil. Add chicken and cook, turning halfway, until browned, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

3. In same skillet on medium-high, heat remaining 1 tbsp oil. Add onion and sauté until softened, about 2 minutes. Add bell peppers and cook 2 more minutes. Return chicken to skillet. Add wine, stirring, until almost fully reduced, 2 to 3 minutes. Add seasoning mix, stirring to coat, and cook 1 more minute.

4. Remove skillet from heat. To serve, divide fajita mixture among tortillas along with desired optional accompaniments.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 2 fajitas
  • Calories: 430
  • Carbohydrate Content: 55 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 43 mg
  • Fat Content: 12 g
  • Fiber Content: 9 g
  • Protein Content: 24 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 293 mg
  • Sugar Content: 6 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 5 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 1 g