Light and Easy Recipes and Meal Ideas

Chicken Fajtas

Calories: 264
Chicken Fajtas

Quick, tasty and very satisfying. These Fajitas make an easy dinner you can enjoy any day of the week.


Recipe makes 6 tacos. 1 taco per serving.

Yield/Servings: 6 Serving Size: 1 Fajita Total Cook/Prep time: 30 minutes


  • 1 lb chicken boneless skinless breasts (cut in cubes)
  • 1 cup Roman beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 1 green bell pepper (sliced in thin strips)
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 1 1/2 cups Salsa Verde (Tomatillo Salsa)
  • Fresh cilantro leaves (a handful or so)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 tbsp sour cream
  • 6 small corn tortillas
  • Olive oil spray


Heat a pan on the stove top (medium heat)

Spray with olive oil (or cooking spray) and sautee the onions and peppers for about 5 minutes

Remove the onions and peppers from the pan, set aside

In the same pan, add the chicken, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper

Cook for about 8 - 10 minutes (rotating the chicken pieces)

Add the beans and cook for another minute or two

Remove the chicken and beans from the pan and set aside

Heat the tortillas in the toaster oven for about 2 - 3 minutes or until warm and slightly toasted

Set the tortillas on a platter 

Distribute chicken/beans, tomatillo salsa, peppers, onions and a tbsp of sourcream throughout the 6 tortillas


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