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Easy Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls with are healthy and quick to make, they're like your favorite fajitas but without the tortillas and easy to pack for lunch!

Easy Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls

Easy Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls are healthy and quick to make, they're like your favorite fajitas but without the tortillas and easy to pack for lunch!
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken Fajita Rice Bowl
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 486 kcal
Author Dinner, then Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 medium white or yellow onion sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 pound chicken breast sliced into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil divided
  • 1 cup greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon taco sauce or Mexican hot sauce
  • Minute Rice Ready to Serve Brown Rice and Quinoa
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 lime quartered
  • 1/4 cup cilantro minced
  • 1 can black beans
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Instructions

  1. In a small bowl combine the cumin, cayenne, oregano, garlic powder, salt and black pepper and combine half of it with the sliced vegetables and half with the sliced chicken.
  2. in a second small bowl combine the yogurt or sour cream with the hot sauce and stir to make your spicy crema.
  3. In a VERY hot skillet, put two tablespoons of canola oil.
  4. Add the chicken and cook on high heat, searing the outside for 1-2 minutes, then turning and cooking for one more minute.

  5. Remove the chicken from the pan and add in the onions and bell peppers.
  6. Cook on high for 1-2 minutes until the edges are slightly browned but they are still crisp.

  7. Serve over Minute Rice Ready to Serve Brown Rice and Quinoa, spoon on some of the vegetables, then the chicken and the avocado.
  8. Add some parsley and the spicy crema and serve with a wedge of lime.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 486 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 537mg23%
Potassium 1154mg33%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 1340IU27%
Vitamin C 77.9mg94%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.