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Baked Chicken Fajitas in a white casserole dish

Baked Chicken Fajitas

Chicken, peppers, onions baked in the oven then topped with cheese. These Baked Chicken Fajitas make the perfect dinner recipe that the entire family will love.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword Baked Chicken Fajitas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 228 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken breast (boneless and skinless)
  • 10 oz Rotel tomatoes (drained well)
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 2 large bell peppers (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 oz Fajita seasoning
  • 1 cup Mexican cheese blend (shredded)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Prepare a casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray and set aside. 

  2. Cut chicken breast into smaller slices. 

  3. Place chicken, drained Rotel, onion, and peppers into a large mixing bowl. Add oil and lime juice and toss to coat. Add fajita seasoning and toss again to coat. 

  4. Add all ingredients to your prepared casserole dish and bake for 30-40 minutes until chicken is cooked through and veggies are tender. 

  5. Top with cheese and back into the oven for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve and enjoy!

    Optional: I topped mine with cilantro for garnish. 

Recipe Notes

Should I drain the Rotel?

For this recipe, I drain my Rotel very well. I didn’t want my tortilla to by soggy so draining well will help with that.

Serving Options:

Here are a few of my favorite recipes that I love serving with this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Chicken Fajitas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 521mg22%
Potassium 612mg17%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 1784IU36%
Vitamin C 61mg74%
Calcium 116mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.