chicken fajita bowl
These stovetop chicken fajita bowls make a quick and easy weeknight meal that the whole family can customize with favorite ingredients and toppings.
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 white onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 1 pound chicken cutlets
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • Juice of 1 lime

Optional Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 can black beans
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Pepper jack cheese
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole

See Also:  Lemon Layer Cake

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet to medium heat. Once hot, add 2 tablespoons oil, the sliced peppers and onions, and 1 teaspoon salt. Saute for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until peppers and onions are tender and caramelized.
  2. Thinly slice chicken into strips, pat dry and sprinkle with ½ teaspoon salt.
  3. Combine the remaining 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, oregano, paprika and garlic in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat. Once hot, add the remaining 2 tablespoons oil and then the chicken strips. Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  5. Add the seasoning mixture and juice of 1 lime. Stir to combine.
  6. Divide the chicken, fajita vegetables, rice and beans among 4 bowls. Add any desired toppings such as lettuce, cheese, salsa or guacamole.

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