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    These sheet pan baked chicken fajitas are perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal – only 30 minutes to make. This healthy gluten-free dinner is low carb and comes together with minimal prep and ingredients.

    baked chicken fajitas

    If you love easy recipes that are also healthy and require minimum preparation, this oven-baked chicken fajitas recipe is for you. The chicken breasts are roasted with lots of fresh veggies and served with your favorite toppings.

    Be sure to check out my other favorite chicken dishes; chicken Francese and country chicken skillet.

    Why You Will Love This Baked Chicken Fajitas Recipe

    You will love this easy chicken fajitas recipes because:

    • the whole meal is made in one pan
    • it’s a family-friendly recipe, and everyone will love it
    • it’s quick & easy to make
    • the prep work is minimal which means, you can make it in the last moment
    • This recipe is not only delicious but also healthy and uses wholesome real food ingredients.

    Chicken Fajita Ingredients

    • Onion & garlic
    • Bell peppers (green, red and yellow)
    • Chicken breast
    • Extra virgin olive oil
    • Lime
    • Taco seasoning
    oven baked chicken fajitas recipe - process shots

    How To Make Oven Baked Fajitas

    • Preheat the oven and slice the chicken and veggies.
    • Place onion, garlic, peppers, and chicken in a baking dish.
    • Coat with olive oil and sprinkle over the taco seasoning and toss to coat.
    • Bake in the oven.
    • Serve on tortillas, top with lime juice and your favorite fajita toppings.
    chicken fajitas on a tortilla with lime

    What do you serve with fajitas?

    I love to serve these healthy chicken fajitas over gluten-free tortillas, or brown rice with a side of guacamole, a dollop of sour cream or tomato salad

    Another way to serve it is over sweet potatoes, salad. Mmm.. so good!

    baked fajitas on tortilla on a plate

    How To Reheat Chicken Fajitas

    For best results, reheat the chicken and peppers in a skillet. This is not only the quickest way but also the vegetables and the chicken don’t get overcooked in the microwave.

    Can baked fajitas be healthy?

    These baked chicken fajitas are a great well balanced and healthy meal. Chicken breasts are high in protein and low in saturated fat and you get lots of vitamins and minerals form the onions and bell peppers. This dish is also low carb with no added sugar and would be suitable for those following keto, low-carb, Paleo and Whole30 diets.

    What’s the best taco seasoning to use?

    I like to use my favorite homemade taco seasoning for this recipe. It’s quick and easy to make a big batch and there’s always some in my cupboard! You can, of course, use your favorite store-bought seasoning if you prefer.

    baked chicken fajitas  served on a black plate

    Recipe Notes and Tips

    • Use red, green and yellow bell peppers for a wonderfully colorful dish.
    • Slice the onions and peppers lengthways.
    • Cook the chicken until the meat thermometer reads 165 F.
    • Any baked chicken fajita leftovers can be stored covered in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheated in a skillet.

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    Baked Chicken Fajitas

    If you love easy recipes that are also healthy and require minimum preparation, this oven baked chicken fajitas recipe is for you.
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 25 minutes
    Total Time 35 minutes
    Servings 4
    Calories 286kcal

    INGREDIENTS

    • 1 onion, sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 3 bell peppers (red, green, yellow), sliced
    • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced in strips
    • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 lime, juiced
    • 2 – 3 Tbsp homemade taco seasoning

    INSTRUCTIONS

    • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    • Place chopped onion, garlic, peppers, and chicken in 9 x 13 inch baking dish or foil lined rimmed sheet pan.
    • Drizzle and coat with olive oil. Sprinkle with taco seasoning over the dish and toss to coat.
    • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
    • Top with lime juice and your favorite fajita toppings.

    TIPS & NOTES

    • Use red, green and yellow bell peppers for a wonderfully colorful dish.
    • Slice the onions and peppers lengthways.
    • Cook the chicken until the meat thermometer reads 165 F.
    • Any baked chicken fajita leftovers can be stored covered in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheated in a skillet.

    NUTRITION

    Serving: 161g | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 659mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1218IU | Vitamin C: 124mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg
    Course Main Course
    Cuisine American, Mexican
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    March 31, 2020

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    Comments

    Mahy Elamin

    5 stars
    My go to fajita recipe. I’ve made these so many times and again for dinner tonight. So yummy!

    Vita Malinova

    5 stars
    No fuss and So easy ,so quick , such fantastic flavour. Could be our new regular Saturday night supper! Loved it ,

    Veena Azmanov

    5 stars
    LOVED THIS DISH! Will make it again. Family and friends raved over this dish and it was so easy to make!

    Iryna

    5 stars
    This recipe is so good and loved by my whole family! I love how much detail you give with the instructions.

    Mary Bostow

    5 stars
    Made this last night and it was amazing! There wasn’t anything left! I may have to double it next time! 😊

    Julia Mazurchak

    5 stars
    WOW!!!!! These were AMAZING! My husband said these were the best fajitas he’s ever had!!! I am so happy with this recipe! It will be one of our usual dishes around here now! Thank you so much for sharing!!

    Ruth Hatfield

    Hello Neli! I hope you and your family are staying well. I just saw your Chicken Fajitas recipe. We love Fajitas and I really want to try this recipe.

    Rose

    Do you cover the pan with foil?

    Jessi

    5 stars
    This is my second time making this dish, my husband loves it so much! I do buy the organic taco seasoning at the store and toss it in and it still comes out great! Thank you!

      Delicious Meets Healthy

      SO glad you and your husband enjoy this dish! Thanks for letting me know and stopping by! 🙂 Have a great day!

    Erica Brooks

    Looks delicious! I absolutely love quick and easy meals. My kids will enjoy this.

      Delicious Meets Healthy

      Quick & healthy meals are my favorite too! Hope you like it! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by, Erica!

    Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice

    Chicken fajitas are my favorite! I love this baked version! Sounds so delicious and full of flavor!

      Delicious Meets Healthy

      Thanks, Gayle!

        Christine | No Gojis, No Glory

        Oh my gosh…you have the best dinner dishes! Can we be neighbors please? Lol

          Delicious Meets Healthy

          Aww, thanks so much, Christine! I know, it would be so awesome if we could be neighbors and have fun dinner parties at each other’s houses! 🙂

    Stephanie

    5 stars
    Oh my gosh, these look sooooooooooo delicious. Will have to try them soon. Yumm.

      Delicious Meets Healthy

      Thanks Stephanie!

    Angela Tolsma

    looks so yummy! and easy! I love all the vegetables you tossed in there!

      Delicious Meets Healthy

      Thanks for stopping by, Angela! Glad you like it!

    Kelly - Life Made Sweeter

    Easy meals are my favorite especially for weeknights 🙂 Love this dish! It looks fantastic!

      Delicious Meets Healthy

      Thanks, Kelly! 🙂 I am glad you like it!

    Christina @ Bake with Christina

    That chicken looks so delicious! I love chicken fajitas!! 🙂

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