The Easiest Chicken Fajitas Recipes
There are a lot of different chicken fajitas recipes online, varying from simple to complicated. If you want to know how to make chicken fajitas the easy way, read on because this chicken fajitas recipe includes all the ingredients you would expect in an authentic recipe for Mexican chicken fajitas.
The filling for these fajitas is prepared in a skillet while the tortilla wraps warm in the oven, making it an easy recipe, which takes fifteen minutes or so in total to make. If you want to feed a hungry family, this is a great chicken fajitas recipe to try out! Onion and bell pepper are added for crunch and color and sour cream, salsa and hot sauce make a great dressing for this delicious chicken fajitas recipe.
The cheddar cheese is nice with these but you could serve a Mexican blend instead if you prefer. Fajitas are technically a Tex Mex dish rather than a traditional Mexican recipe but it does not make much difference and these chicken fajitas are too good not to mention just because of a technicality! You will love the texture and flavor of this wonderful chicken fajitas recipe.
The ingredients list is pretty straightforward and you probably already have most of the ingredients in the cupboard or refrigerator. The first thing you need to do when making this dish is warm up the tortillas and you can pop those in a warm oven and forget about them until you are ready to serve the meal. Then sauté the chicken and veggies, and then you can divide this flavorful mixture between the warmed tortillas, adding sour cream, cheese and hot sauce if you wish. Serve these hot, perhaps with some Mexican rice or another favorite side dish. This is an economical dish which you can prepare with ease, even using leftover chicken strips if you have them. Just add the cooked chicken to the skillet at the last minute, to warm it through.
- 3 skinned, boned chicken breasts, sliced into strips
- 1 onion
- 1 green or red bell pepper, sliced into strips
- Envelope of fajita seasoning
- 6 flour tortillas
- 6 slices cheddar cheese
- 1 small pot sour cream
- Hot sauce
- Salsa to serve
- Remove the tortillas from the pack and wrap them in tinfoil.
- Wrap them tightly and don’t add water.
- Place in a 350 degree F oven to warm for 15 minutes.
- Heat some cooking oil in a skillet and cook the chicken for about 7 minutes until it is half done. Add the bell peppers and onions and cook until tender.
- Place the chicken mixture into the center of each tortilla, add sour cream, sliced cheese and a dash of hot sauce, roll up and serve with salsa on the side.
Simple chicken fajitas make a lovely meal, and this recipe shows you how to combine the chicken with veggies. Add an envelope of fajita seasoning, for the sake of convenience, and your fajita filling will be ready to divide between the warmed tortillas. Cheese and sour cream are added next, and also some hot sauce if you wish, or any other toppings like guacamole for example. The photo shows the color added to the dish by bell peppers, and you can see some optional chopped cilantro there too, which also adds a complementary flavor to the fajitas.
Check Out Some of Our Other Hot Content
Leave a Reply
- Cinco de Mayo Gourmet Mexican Salad Platter May 5, 2015
- We’re Having a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 5, 2015
- 12 Days of Cinco de Mayo – Day Doce May 4, 2015
- Black Bean and Avocado Salsa with 2 Kinds of Corn May 4, 2015
- Vegetarian Nachos with Homemade Chips May 3, 2015
- 12 Days of Cinco de Mayo – Day Once May 3, 2015
- Skirt Steak with Tequila and Lime May 2, 2015
- 12 Days of Cinco de Mayo – Day Diez May 2, 2015
- Authentic Chiapas Pork Empanadas May 1, 2015
- Albondigas in Sauce – Mexican Meatballs May 1, 2015
- An Authentic Mexican Pico de Gallo Recipe (115120 Views)
- Home (115079 Views)
- Authentic Mexican Rice Recipe a Tasty Mexican Rice Side Dish (61775 Views)
- Chicken Cheese Enchilada Recipe (44771 Views)
- Mexican Shrimp Cocktail with Avocado Salsa (33465 Views)
- Authentic Mexican Chicken Tacos (29490 Views)
- Recipe for Stuffed Burrito with Chicken (23258 Views)
- Papadzules Recipe (22475 Views)
- How to Make Flautas with Green Chili (17905 Views)
- How to Make Pumpkin Empanadas (15789 Views)