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Sizzling and hot sheet pan chicken fajitas are on the table in less than 30 minutes! The best part is that you just throw everything into one sheet pan! | aheadofthyme.com

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas


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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

Description

Sizzling and hot sheet pan chicken fajitas are on the table in less than 30 minutes! The best part is that you just throw everything into one sheet pan!


Ingredients

Fajita Seasoning:

  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Chicken:

  • 1 lb. chicken cutlets (about 3-4 cutlets)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. In a small bowl, combine cumin, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and black pepper, then stir to combine. Set aside seasoning.
  2. Place chicken on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with2 tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle fajita seasoning on both sides of chicken, reserving about 1 tablespoon of the seasoning.
  3. Cut the 3 bell peppers and the onion into 1/2-inch thick slices. Evenly distribute on the baking sheet, then drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil and the reserved seasoning.
  4. Cook in preheated oven until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 F and the vegetables are slightly charred, about 15-17 minutes.
  5. Serve fajitas with lime wedges and fresh cilantro. Serve as is or in tortillas with cheese, salsa, sour cream, and guacamole.