Meal Prep Chicken Fajitas (Sheet Pan)
Sheet pan chicken fajitas with juicy strips of chicken, bell peppers and onions tossed in a delicious homemade fajita seasoning. Works great for meal prep or for a simple weeknight dinner.
Servings: 8 fajitas
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1.5 teaspoon cumin
- 1.5 teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ⅛-1/4 teaspoon cayenne optional
- 2 chicken breasts (roughly 1 lb; sliced into strips)
- 2 bell peppers (sliced into strips)
- 1 red onion (sliced into strips)
- 1 zucchini (optional; sliced into strips)
- 1 cup mushrooms (optional; quartered)
- juice from 1 lime
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 8 6 inch tortillas (or tortilla boats)
Pre-heat oven to 425°F.
Stir together the fajita seasoning.
Toss the chicken and veggies in a large bowl with the olive oil and lime juice.
Add the rub and stir to coat.
Arrange chicken and veggies on 1-2 large sheet pans.
Roast for 10 minutes, flip and roast for another 5-10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
Serve in tortillas with your favorite fajita toppings (avocado, cilantro, greek yogurt, sour cream, salsa, pico de gallo, jalapeno slices are a few ideas).
To assemble ahead
Complete steps 2-4, then transfer to a large storage container or bag.
Store in the fridge (see *note) for up to 3 days (check the expiry date on your chicken to be sure it is safe to keep that long).
Dump onto sheet pans and cook as directed above.
To cook ahead
After cooking and cooling completely, divide the fajita filling between four 2 cup meal prep containers.
Store in the fridge for up to 4 days.
Reheat in the microwave until steaming hot, then spoon into tortillas or tortilla boats.
Nutritional Information: (1 serving includes ¼ batch of the filling and two 6 inch tortillas; excludes suggested toppings)
*I believe this recipe could be assembled ahead and frozen but have not tested. If you try, please leave a comment below to let me know how it turned out for you!
Serving: 2fajitas | Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 870mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g