How To Make Baked Chicken Fajitas At Home

Every time I wish to munch on a healthy and light snack, I bake a bowl of chicken fajitas for myself and I am good to go. Baked chicken fajitas are spicy and easy to make. They do not require much of your time and effort.

Baked chicken fajitas are a Mexican dish that I learned from one of my friends during high school. She would garnish it with cheese sauce and sometimes with tangy sauces. I loved this delicious dish and tried to make it home as well.

To make baked chicken fajitas, place the chicken breasts in a baking pan and sprinkle some taco seasoning over them. Add the onion, potatoes, bell pepper, garlic, oregano, hot pepper sauce, and canned tomatoes. Cover the pan with foil and place it in the oven. Bake it for about 30 minutes.

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Ingredients for Baked Chicken Fajitas

  • 1 large Onion (cut into wedges)
  • 4 Potatoes (thinly sliced)
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (cut into thin strips)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • 6 Chicken Breast Halves (trimmed, boneless)
  • ¼ teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 tablespoons Taco Seasoning
  • 1 dash Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 10 ounce can Tomatoes with Green Chiles (diced, undrained)

How Much Time It Will Take to Make Baked Chicken Fajitas?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 minutes30 minutes40 minutes

Steps to Make Baked Chicken Fajitas

Baked Chicken Fajitas
  1. Preheat the oven to 400oF. Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In the baking pan, place the chicken breasts and sprinkle some taco seasoning over them. Add the onion, potatoes, bell pepper, and garlic. Also, add oregano and hot pepper sauce to it. 
  3. Put the undrained canned tomatoes into the pan. Cover it with aluminum foil.
  4. Place the baking pan in the oven. Bake for it about 30 minutes until the potatoes are cooked well. It is cooked when the chicken isn’t pink in the center anymore.

Nutritional Breakdown of Baked Chicken Fajitas 

Proteins24.8 g
Carbohydrates23.4 g
Fat2.7 g
Cholesterol60.5 mg
Sodium283.5 mg
Potassium725.3 mg

Note: The nutritional breakdown is for 1 serving only.

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