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Baked Chicken Fajitas

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20-25 minutes

Nutritional label

Recipe makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into ½-inch strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, de-seeded and cut into 1- to 2-inch strips
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, de-seeded and cut into 1- to 2-inch strips
  • 1 orange bell pepper, de-seeded and cut into 1- to 2-inch strips
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and cut into 1- to 2-inch strips
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. salt substitute
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbs. canola oil or olive oil
  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas
  • fat-free sour cream, for serving (optional)
  • cilantro for garnish (optional)
Equipment and supplies:
  • Measuring spoons
  • Knives and cutting boards
  • Large bowl
  • Baking dish (13"x9")
  • Cooking spray

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C). Chop chicken and vegetables on separate cutting boards.
  2. Spray baking dish with cooking spray. In a large bowl toss together chicken, peppers, onion, cumin, salt substitute, pepper, and canola oil until well coated.
  3. Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender. Serve alongside corn tortillas and top with cilantro and sour cream.

Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD, LDN