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Baked Chicken Fajitas Recipe
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Baked Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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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.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 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

Nutritional Facts

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

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.
Originally published as Baked Chicken Fajitas in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p29

Nutritional Facts

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

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2016

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

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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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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2015

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

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Reviewed Nov. 12, 2015

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

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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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