We have Mexican food 2-3 times a week in our house. It’s easy to cook, inexpensive, has a lot of variety, and for the most part you can make it somewhat healthy. One meal we have really enjoyed recently is fajitas.
So, keep on reading for the easiest fajita recipe ever!
- small corn tortillas
- bell peppers (2)
- rotisserie chicken (3-3 1/2 cups chopped)
- fajita seasoning packet
- cilantro (3-4 tbsps)
- lime (1)
- sour cream or plain greek yogurt
- shredded cheese (Mexican blend)
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees
- Chop peppers. I cut mine into long slivers and then cut those in half. I am sure there is a technical term for this, but I’m not going to pretend to be chef lol.
- Toss the peppers in a bowl with olive oil and about 1/4 of the fajita seasoning packet. Spread them on a pan and pop in the oven.
- The peppers take about 20-25 minutes to cook.
- While the peppers are cooking prep your chicken. I use rotisserie chicken, so it is already cooked. I just need to heat it up. I chop my chicken pretty small and then toss it in a bowl with olive oil and about 1/2 of the remaining fajita seasoning.
- When the peppers are almost done (about 5 minutes left) add the chicken to the pan and cook until warm.
- While the veggies and meat are cooking chop up your cilantro and cut your limes into wedges.
- Once the peppers and chicken are done, lay out your tortillas on a pan or aluminum foil. then pop them in the oven for a few minutes, flipping once. You can just leave it on the same temperature you cooked the peppers and chicken on. You’re just warming up the tortillas.
- Once everything is cooked it’s time to build the fajitas!
- We like to spread a little bit of sour cream or greek yogurt on the tortillas first, then sprinkle the shredded cheese, chicken, add a few peppers, cilantro (not too much), and then squeeze a lime wedge on top.
Fajitas are best served with chips and salsa in my opinion, or queso on those extra-indulgent nights!
For information on how I meal plan, and a yummy granola bar recipe, check out this post.