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Baked Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Baked Chicken Fajitas Recipe

I can't remember when or where I found this recipe, but I've used it nearly every week since. We like it with hot sauce for added spice. -Amy Trinkle of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed

Directions

  • 1. In a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray, combine the chicken, tomatoes, onion and peppers. Combine the oil, chili powder, cumin and salt. Drizzle over chicken mixture; toss to coat.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Spoon onto tortillas; fold in sides. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 fajitas: 340 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 5g fiber), 27g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Reviews for Baked Chicken Fajitas

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semoore
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2016

"Easy and delicious."

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rschreib
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2016

"Great taste! My picky daughter even enjoyed it! Easier than preparing on the stove top."

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gunslinger
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2016

"Very easy and delicious! Great flavor! If you wanted a little less spice you could use plain diced tomatoes."

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mom2lauren
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2015

"A working or busy Mom's kind of dish. Easy peasy and most importantly tasty too!"

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az_jill
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2015

"We loved this, so easy & yummy! Will be making this one again! Thanks!"

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dbeauche
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2015

"This was easy and delicious. I had to make something quick and had most of these ingredients on hand. I had to substitute salsa for the tomatoes, but thought it did the trick."

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75Sally
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2015

"Loved it! The simplicity is the best part."

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MyDarlingDays
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2015

"This is a weeknight staple for us & I love that it only requires one dish -- fast, easy, & so yummy!

I love it so much, I shared about making my version, in a recent blog post:
http://mydarlingdays.blogspot.com/2015/05/make-baked-chicken-fajitas.html?_sm_au_=iVVs0PcHkMckLSMr"

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aicenhour
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2015

"This recipe was quick and good. I enjoyed being able to just throw it together and put it in the oven when i was ready to eat! I added some zuccini fresh from my garden."

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PrplMonky5
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2015

"I loved this. As another person said, there isn't QUITE as much spice as other fajita recipes, but that's what I liked about this one. I can't eat spicy food, and it was easy to dial back on the chili powder. Plus, all the other spices weren't overpowering. It felt like you could taste the peppers and tomatoes better because of this. My husband also loved it, he even licked his fingers when he was done! We will definitely be using this easy recipe again."

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rmbarr059
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2015

"Good, but thought the fajitas could have used a little more flavor!"

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jmkasprak
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2015

"I have never liked the fajitas I've made at home until I found this recipe. It's fantastic and so easy! I made my own whole wheat tortillas while it baked. [My only change was adding a sliced fresh jalepeno pepper to the mix. Yum!]"

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Wilberst
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2014

"I used a bit more oil and put everything in a ziplock bag. I let it marinate for a day or more before I throw it in a pan. Easy and quick to do ahead. I have taken the bag to a friend with all the fixings when she had a boby. Easy."

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KatyH3
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2014

"Can't beat something that's this easy, flavorful, and still relatively healthy."

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evrhaze
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2014

"Love how quick and easy this is to make. A family favorite for sure."

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meaganteal
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2014

"Delicious!!! This has been added to our Family Favorites recipe binder. We used whole wheat tortillas, and loved it. My dad didn't even notice that they were whole wheat (he hates whole wheat)."

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ConnieK
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2013

"Very tasty. So easy and quick to make. Will be making this a lot!"

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ConnieK
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2013

"Very tasty. So easy and quick to make. Will be making this a lot! Thanks for sharing!"

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ConnieK
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2013

"Very tasty. So quick and easy to make. Will be making this a lot. Thanks for sharing!"

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pvisaya
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

"LOVE THIS recipe!"

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angieact1
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2013 Edited Apr. 30, 2014

"I have made this many times and have used plain diced tomatoes even. It is very good either way. This makes a lot also, so I use leftovers for burritos or taco salads."

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angieact1
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2013 Edited Apr. 30, 2014

"This one is a keeper. I have made it with sliced kirt steak also and it was great."

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angieact1
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2013 Edited Apr. 30, 2014

"We love this recipe! It makes a lot and is great in tortillas and on a salad, or quesadillas. I love how light and easy this one is. It's a keeper."

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angieact1
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2013 Edited Apr. 30, 2014

"I love how simple these are to make! They always come out tender and juicy. Highly recommend these to fajita lovers."

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iamllij
Reviewed May. 6, 2013

"It's a winner... I used what I had on hand, so used yellow pepper instead of read, almost 2 pounds of chicken and 1.5 times the chili powder and cumin. Baked it at 425 for 25 minutes and the veggies were nicely caramelized."

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rsbecky
Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"This recipe was very good. I will definitely make it again and probably won't make any changes."

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s_pants
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2013 Edited Mar. 14, 2014

"I thought these might be too spicy for my kids, but they hardly seemed spicy at all and the kids ate them up! We like them heavy on the peppers and onions, so I also added 1/2 an orange pepper and yellow pepper and another onion. I doubled the seasoning ingredients and had to cook a little bit longer."

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wells5
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2012

"I used sirloin steak instead of chicken for a steak fajitas version, it was excellent. Will try the chicken next time."

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kerrynjames
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2012

"We loved this. I wouldn't make any changes! It's quick and easy, fairly healthy and really tasty! I served it with sour cream to cool the spice a little.

Thanks for the recipe!"

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HeatherD35
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2012

"What an easy way to make fajitas. Pop it in the oven and let it bake while you prep the rest of your meal. I used 2 lbs. of chicken and had to bake it for about 35 min. Yum!"

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Lmbl320
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2012

"Easy and fast to prepare. The whole family loves this recipe served with shredded cheese and sour cream. In the summer we add julienned zucchini."

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danapeanut
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2011

"This recipe is our favorite! It's so quick and easy and has great flavor! My husband and I add reduced fat sour cream and a little sprinkle of cheddar that makes it that much yummier!"

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babytia
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"Awesome recipe, my family loves it when I make these. We add Salsa and Shredded Cheese"

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2foru
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2011

"Very good."

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gratefulservant_AZ
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2011

"I didn't presaute my veggies or onions and my chicken was thicker strips that I would have liked, so I baked an additional few minutes. The seasonings were right on. This is my kind of recipe. Easy, healthy, tasty, and with Mexican seasonings :-). Will make a lot in the winter."

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Ladylynn
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2011

"My family loved these! I added mushrooms and baked it a little longer, but everything else was as written. (Extra baking time only because I'm paranoid abt chicken). Not only did the chicken have wonderful flavor, but the veggies did, as well. Two thumbs up!"

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ritzz1
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2011

"Awesome recipe! I sauteed the peppers seperately."

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angieact1
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011 Edited Apr. 30, 2014

"this is very easy and makes so much. I enjoy the leftovers and even have used them to make a fajita soup."

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Llessur
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2010

"This recipe is delicious and easy to prepare. Clearly 5 stars."

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rrfrey21
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2010

"This was a big hit with may family. My 4 year old loved it and my husband (who doesn't like to try new things) asked for seconds!! This will stay in my recipe box for sure. I will make this many, many more times. Thanks for the GREAT recipe!!"

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ian0512
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2010

"Just awesome. Probably the best recipe I have ever found outside of Lawrys fajita seasoning in the store which I have never been able to duplicate. My only recommendation would be to cook the green peppers, sweet red peppers, and onions separately without the seasoning, and then add them together with the baked chicken so the flavor of the vegetables remain intact. This is just a great dish!!!!!"

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lisa53202
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2010

"Good recipe--easy and has a fresher taste than using packaged seasoning!"

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hprusia
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2009

"This has quickly become a family favorite. I only use 1/2 the amount of cumin called for in the recipe. This is a very tasty recipe, easy to make and doesn't take too long to bake. Perfect!"

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bylaw
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2009

"I really like this recipe. It tastes great and is easy to make."

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missgangloff
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"These are super tasty and have made them a few times already."

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dstampp
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2009

"This is one of my favorite recipies!! It is so quick and easy. And soooo flavorful"

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kgrady1129
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2009

"This recipe is awesome....so easy!!! I added just a dash of cayenne pepper for extra hot.."

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nancymcsews
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2008

"7 points"

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blodgs34
Reviewed May. 5, 2008

"This recipe is fabulous. Its easy to put together, bakes fast and is very flavorful. Its perfect for busy weeknights and is still healthy. AWESOME!"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.