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fajita chicken

Fajita Chicken

  • Author: Cuts and Crumbles
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 1 dish 1x
  • Category: Chicken, Mexican


A low calorie, DELICIOUS baked chicken recipe with a Mexican flair! Easy to make and reheats perfectly! Only 159 calories per serving! (1 SP)


  • 1 pack of chicken tenders
  • 1/2 C red pepper slices
  • 1/2 C green pepper slices
  • 1/2 C sliced white onion
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Fajita seasoning (I used Old el Paso)
  • 1/4 C reduced fat shredded Mexican cheese (I used Sargento)
  • Salsa for serving, optional
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Slice peppers and onion and toss with 1/2 Tbsp of the fajita seasoning.
  4. Add veggies to skillet and sauté until soft, about 6 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, cover chicken tenders with wax paper and pound with the flat end of a meat mallet until thin. Coat with remaining 1 Tbsp of fajita seasoning.
  6. Prepare a baking dish by spraying it with cooking spray.
  7. Add a thin layer of chicken to baking dish. Top with veggies. Top with remaining chicken.
  8. Cover dish with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven, sprinkle cheese on top and bake for an additional 15 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.
  10. Enjoy!!


1 SP per serving


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of dish
  • Calories: 159
  • Sugar: 2.1 g
  • Sodium: 422.1 mg
  • Fat: 1.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.5 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 28.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 80 mg
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