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Quick & Easy Chicken Fajitas

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Homemade fajita seasoning on a baked (or barbecued) chicken breast, served with sautéed peppers and onions. On a corn tortilla, topped with a lime sour cream, avocado and cilantro.


Calories (per serving)382 g
Total Fat15 g23%
Saturated Fat1 g6%
Monounsaturated Fat3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol11 mg4%
Sodium749 mg31%
Potassium292 mg8%
Total Carbohydrate40 g13%
Dietary Fiber6 g22%
Sugars5 g
Protein24 g48%


3 large skinless, boneless chicken breast
1 tbsp olive oil
1 sliced red pepper
1 sliced orange pepper
1 sliced green pepper
1 sliced spanish onion
1/2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp ground pepper
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
8 corn tortillas
lime wedges (to serve)
fresh cilantro (to serve)
avocado slices (to serve)
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If you are baking, preheat oven at 350. If you are barbecuing, preheat grill on medium-high heat.
Start by making seasoning; in a bowl mix salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, oregano and paprika. Reserve 1/2 tbsp of mixed seasoning.
In a pan, over medium-high heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil. Add onions, peppers and a tablespoon of seasoning. Cook until onions are translucent.
Add reserved seasoning to onions and peppers and mix thoroughly.
Deglaze pan with chicken broth and let it reduce.
With the remaining seasoning, coat chicken. If you are baking, sear chicken breast on a heated nonstick pan. Sear each side for 1-2 minutes and then bake for 20 minutes. If you are barbecuing, add chicken to the grill and let it cook for 10 minutes each side. When chicken is cooked through, let it rest before slicing.
Make the lime crema by combining lime juice and sour cream together. Season with salt and pepper.
Toast tortillas on the barbecue for 30 seconds each side or alternatively, stack on a plate, cover and microwave for 1 minute.
To serve, add lime crema to a corn tortilla, top with onion, pepper mixture, sliced chicken, avocado and cilantro.