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Loaded Chicken Fajitas

Skillet Chicken Fajitas Loaded with Bacon, Cheeese and Avocados

Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken Fajitas, Fajita Recipe, Skillet Fajitas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 529 kcal
Author Melissa

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken breast tenders
  • 1 yellow bell pepper sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 orange bell pepper sliced
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz bacon chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3 teaspoons of chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 2 limes
  • green onion diced
  • tortillas warmed
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1 cup cheese shredded

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crispy. Transfer cooked bacon to a paper towel lined plate and remove all but two tablespoons of bacon fat from skillet.

  2. In a large bowl, combine chicken with 1 1/2 teaspons of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of pepper and all the seasonings. Add chicken to hot skillet and brown on both sides. Move chicken to one side of skillet and add onions and bell pepper. Season with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Cook onions, peppers and chicken over medium high heat until vegetable start to soften and chicken is cooked through.

  3. Squeeze fresh lime juice over chicken and veggies, top with cheese, bacon, onions and avocados. Serve in warm tortillas.

Nutrition Facts
Loaded Chicken Fajitas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 529 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 141mg47%
Sodium 566mg25%
Potassium 1010mg29%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 2009IU40%
Vitamin C 100mg121%
Calcium 169mg17%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.