Low Carb Chicken Recipes: Baked Chicken Fajitas


Chicken Fajitas

Recently, I’ve seen all kinds of yummy looking recipes all over facebook.  Since many are shared, and not linked to the original source I am a little leary of trying the recipe.  Anyone can type up a recipe, and find an image that appears to go with it.  So, when a recipe gets my attention I prefer to test it out in my kitchen.  Of course I am not a great recipe follower, so I tend to change up the ingredients a bit to suit my family’s taste.  We loved this recipe,  although it was a little spicy.  I  made homemade Mexican Brown rice to serve with the Baked Chicken Fajitas to complete the meal.  If you are looking for low carb chicken recipes,  I would suggest serving the chicken fajitas in lettuce wraps or whole grain tortillas.  Since we  completed our AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge, we are still following the principles of the eating plan so this recipe worked perfectly.  My husband and I both feel so much better and he has lost 43lbs (see our story here).

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Low Carb Chicken Recipes: Easy Baked Chicken Fajitas

Low Carb Chicken Recipes:  Easy Baked Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients

  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 large purple onion, sliced
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 orange pepper, sliced
  • 1 can RO*TEL (I used the Mexican Lime & Cilantro variety)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Slice chicken and veggies into strips.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon, and spices. Mix well.
  4. Add the chicken and veggies to the seasoning mixture and stir until coated.
  5. Pour into greased 10X13 baking dish.
  6. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until chicken is cooked all the way through. Stir halfway through cooking.
  7. Serve with whole grain tortillas or lettuce wraps.
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