one pan chicken fajitas

24 Apr

i found this recipe in self magazine….  who can resist fajitas?  we really liked these — easy to make and tasty… already made them a few times!

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Chicken Fajitas

adapted from self magazine

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with green chiles, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  •  tortillas
  •  tomatoes, chopped
  • avocado, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided

DIRECTIONS

Heat oven to 400°. In a bowl, toss chicken with garlic, juice, 1 tsp oil, chili powder and cumin; marinate 20 minutes. Coat a rimmed sheet pan with cooking spray; add chicken with marinade, onion, bell peppers, tomatoes with chiles, salt, black pepper and remaining 1 tsp oil; toss to combine. Roast, stirring once, until chicken is cooked through, 20 minutes. Wrap tortillas in foil; heat in oven during last 10 minutes of roasting time.

garnish with tomatoes, avocado, and cilantro

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