Baked Chicken Fajitas
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Easy Oven-Baked Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas (with Video)

These Sheet Pan Baked Chicken Fajitas are a quick and easy one pan meal with tender chicken and colorful vegetables packed with the smoky, sweet flavor of traditional fajitas. This delicious and healthy meal takes just 5 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes in the oven before dinner is ready. Plus recipe video tutorial!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fajitas
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 320kcal
Author: Cindy

Ingredients

Fajitas

  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts skinless, boneless
  • 3 bell peppers red, yellow, green
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder or minced garlic
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 8 flour tortillas 8 inch size

Garnishes - optional

  • lime wedges
  • fresh cilantro chopped
  • sour cream
  • avocado

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Set aside a large baking sheet.
  • On a work surface, cut chicken breasts, onions and peppers into less than 1/2 inch strips.
  • Place chicken, peppers, onions and peppers on the baking sheet. Sprinkle cumin, chili powder, garlic, paprika, salt and pepper on top and drizzle with oil.
  • Using tongs or two spoons, toss all ingredients on the pan to coat evenly.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, and use tongs stir chicken and vegetables. Then slide them one-quarter of the way over, to make space for tortillas.
  • Mop up excess juices with a paper towel, and then add the tortillas to the pan. Return to the oven and bake for 5 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven and squeeze optional fresh lime on top. Serve in tortillas with optional cilantro, sour cream and avocado. Enjoy!

Video

Notes

If you use fajita seasoning instead of individual spices, use 1 1/2 tablespoons of fajita seasoning (6 teaspoons) or adjust to your preference.

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 411mg | Potassium: 731mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2310IU | Vitamin C: 98.2mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 2.8mg