Cajun Chicken Fajita Recipes

Cajun Chicken Fajitas

Chicken fajitas made with Cajun seasonings give fajitas a new flavor.

10 min.prep time 35 min.total time
4 servings
2 Ratings

Ingredients

Fajitas

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning*
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 (6-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 medium onion, sliced 1/4-inch
1 medium tomato, cut into 12 wedges, halved crosswise
8 (8-inch) flour tortillas, warmed

Toppings

Shredded Cheddar cheese
Light or fat free sour cream
Fresh cilantro leaves
Hot pepper sauce

Directions

Combine Italian seasoning, garlic powder, ground red pepper and pepper in small bowl. Rub onto chicken strips; let stand 15 minutes at room temperature.

Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Add green pepper and onion; continue cooking 4-6 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender. Add tomatoes; continue cooking 1 minute.

To serve, spoon chicken mixture into warmed tortillas; serve with desired toppings.

*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon each oregano leaves, dried marjoram leaves and dried basil leaves and 1/8 teaspoon rubbed sage.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving without topping)

Calories: 380

Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 410mg

Carbohydrates: 45g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Protein: 26g

Recipe #8617©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

When I first found this recipe years ago, it called for mozzarella cheese instead of American cheese for a topping. Made that way, it gets 5 stars. Also, I never used the cilantro; the flavor is just fine without it.
I think it is great with grilled chicken breast.

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