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oven baked chicken fajitas recipe

Easy Chicken Fajitas {Oven Baked}

These Easy Baked Chicken Fajitas are a simple, quick family dinner. Chicken breast pieces, coated in fajita seasoning, with peppers and onions oven cooked to perfection. Serve with tortillas, sour cream or yoghurt, grated cheese and avocado for a complete meal.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Family Food
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 249 kcal
Author Sarah Barnes

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Olive oil
  • 650 g Chicken breasts See notes
  • 1 Red pepper (capsicum) Deseeded and cut into wedges
  • 1 Yellow pepper (capsicum) Deseeded and cut into wedges
  • 1 Green pepper (capsicum) Deseeded and cut into wedges
  • 2 Large onions Peeled and cut into wedges

For the fajita seasoning (or use 4 tbsp of ready made fajita seasoning)

  • 1 tbsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
  • 1 tsp Ground black pepper

To serve

  • Tortilla wraps
  • Sour cream or yoghurt
  • Avocado slices
  • Grated cheese

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200C.

  2. Put the oil, chicken chunks, peppers and onions onto a large baking tray. Mix together the fajita seasoning ingredients in a small bowl and sprinkle over. Mix thoroughly with clean hands.

  3. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the peppers are starting to blacken at the edges.

  4. Serve with the accompaniments and let everyone dig in and build their own fajitas.

Recipe Notes

How much chicken to use:

About 4 skinless and boneless chicken breasts, chopped into chunks

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Fajitas {Oven Baked}
Amount per Serving
Calories
249
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
104
mg
35
%
Sodium
 
848
mg
37
%
Potassium
 
943
mg
27
%
Carbohydrates
 
13
g
4
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
36
g
72
%
Vitamin A
 
2355
IU
47
%
Vitamin C
 
122.5
mg
148
%
Calcium
 
46
mg
5
%
Iron
 
2.4
mg
13
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.