The beauty of this recipe for Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas is the versatility. It is just so easy to substitute wonderful ingredients that you probably have on hand. Don’t like green peppers? Grab a poblano instead. Want more spice? Add in some jalapeno toward the end of the cook time. This recipe is also fantastic simply because it is made on a sheet pan. Simple cleanup, easy preparation and slam dunk flavors.
This Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas recipe is: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo and Keto.
OVEN BAKED CHICKEN FAJITAS: HEALTHY SIMPLICITY
Are you living the low carb lifestyle? Trying to make recipes which are fast, healthy and delicious? I guarantee this recipe for oven baked chicken fajitas is so easy and healthy that it will become a quick “go to” meal once a week.
Wondering how you’re going to eat fajitas without tortillas? It’s easy. We’re going to plate these fajitas on a bed of fresh arugula. The peppery green compliments the spice from the fajita perfectly.
Looking to jazz up the recipe a bit? Simple. Crumble some fresh cotija on top for a salty burst of flavor. Or make a quick lime vinaigrette for the arugula. Here’s how:
Lime Vinaigrette Recipe:
Juice of 1 Lime
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
Pinch of Salt
Pinch of Pepper
Add all the ingredients to a bowl. Mix well with a fork. Add to the arugula.
RECIPE FOR OVEN BAKED CHICKEN FAJITAS
The recipe for oven baked chicken fajitas is really simple. It needs the following:
- Chicken, Shrimp or Flank Steak.
- Bell Peppers
- Seasoning (Chili Powder, Garlic Powder, Salt & Pepper)
- Cilantro & Lime
You will need a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and an oven set to 350F.
Slice the peppers, onions and protein to the same width. Coat the peppers and onions with some oil, season and bake for 15 minutes.
Add the protein and continue to bake until cooked through.
Plate and serve hot with some cotija over a fresh bed of arugula.
THE RECIPE REDUX
This month’s challenge is to make a simple, healthy sheet pan meal. There are about a million different ways that the challenge could be completed, but what can I say… my family loves Mexican so here we are with this wonderful oven baked chicken fajitas recipe. I hope that you love it as much as we do!
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Nutrition information is supplied by NutriFox and are based on estimates only.