A Family Favorite: Chicken Fajitas

This meal was one of my favorites growing up. And for good reason! Fajitas are full of different flavors and make a for an easy dinner that’s fantastic for sharing. The chicken takes all of 10 minutes to prepare, so this meal is really just a matter of preparing and setting out all your ingredients. And of course, each person can build their wraps to their taste. Everyone’s happy!

The slightly spicy taste of the chicken is perfectly complemented by the mozzarella, sour cream and avocado. A four-flavor match! And who doesn’t like a little mozzarella to go with it? We really enjoyed having these fajitas: they were easy to make, filling, nutritious and delicious! A healthful, easy meal is always a plus!

Chicken Fajitas 

Yield: 4-5 fajitas 


For the chicken…

2 large chicken breasts, washed, dried and sliced into chunks

1 medium white onion, diced

1 large tomato, diced

2 small bell peppers, diced (use the color of your choice!)

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

1/4 cup of olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Chili flakes to taste

For serving…

1 large tomato, diced

2-3 large lettuce leaves, shredded

1 cup of shredded mozzarella

1 avocado, sliced or mashed into a simple guacamole

1/4 cup of sour cream

1/4 cup of salsa

4-5 tortillas

Prepare all the ingredients for serving and set them on the table. If desired, place the wraps on a baking sheet, cover with aluminum foil and warm in the oven at a low temperature.

In a saucepan over medium heat, sautée the onions with the olive oil and garlic until the onion begins to brown.

Add the chicken and cook for a few minutes until it has browned. Next, add the tomato and cook for another minute. Finally, add the bell pepper, chili flakes and salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving dish.

Serve hot and let each person enjoy making their own fajitas!

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