Healthy Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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This is the perfect recipe to make quickly that the whole family will love. Healthy easy sheet pan chicken fajitas is a one pan meal that is perfect to serve on a warm summer evening or any time throughout the year.

Healthy Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Why These Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas are Great for Families

Alright, let’s talk about one of the easiest and tastiest dinners you can whip up – sheet pan chicken fajitas. Seriously, this dish is a lifesaver when you’re craving something delicious but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen.

Imagine juicy chicken, vibrant bell peppers, and onions all seasoned to perfection and roasted in a single pan. They require minimal effort but are a major flavor explosion.

Plus, they are super healthy since you’re loading up on lean protein and veggies without any heavy sauces or extra oil. Trust me, once you try these sheet pan chicken fajitas, they’ll become a regular in your dinner rotation.

Sheet pan dinners became my absolute favorite once I became a mom and I’ll explain why. Picture this: you’ve got a hungry family to feed, a mountain of chores to tackle, and not a lot of time to spare.

That’s where sheet pan dinners swoop in like culinary superheroes. (Those and slow cooker meals… my absolute two faves as a busy moms.) They’re a game-changer for busy parents like me because they’re ridiculously easy to prepare and clean up. And the best part? My kids absolutely love them… well, most of the time.

There’s something about the simplicity of tossing everything onto a single pan, popping it in the oven, and voila – dinner is served! No fuss, no mess, just wholesome, delicious food ready to be devoured.

Plus, sheet pan dinners are so versatile. You can mix and match ingredients to suit everyone’s tastes, whether you’re dealing with picky eaters or adventurous little foodies.

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What Makes These Chicken Fajitas Easy and Healthy?

I’m always startled when I see short videos online on how to cook fast healthy family dinners… and then everything is dumped out of a jar or packet. Knowing all too well all the chemicals, salts, sugars, and bioengineered foods that are in a lot of those. Not all… but man you really have to read labels closely these days!

I was pretty confident in my food choices for my family when shopping but have found that everything is changing so quickly in quantity, price, quality, and ingredients, I once again need to be vigilant about knowing what’s in the food we buy.

Living with chronic disease almost my whole life I’ve learned that what you put into your body matters. That doesn’t mean my kiddos aren’t allowed to eat ice cream and gold fish, but I do my best to buy as much food that looks as close to what it looks like in nature as possible too.

These chicken fajitas are seasoned with lots of spices, have a colorful array of vegetables and constitute a balanced meal. I’ve even made low carb/keto versions of them for myself with either Keto tortillas, wrapped in lettuce or cabbage, or I just toss all the fajita goodness over a bed of lettuce for myself.

Step-by-Step How to Make Healthy Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

healthy easy sheet pan chicken fajitas

Start with preheating the oven. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190°C) to ensure it’s ready when your fajitas are prepared.

Prepare the Chicken and Veggies: Dice the chicken breasts, slice the onions thin, and slice the peppers thin as well. Then in a large mixing bowl, add the diced chicken, olive oil,  paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, Mexican chili powder, dried oregano, cumin, salt, and black pepper to the bowl.

healthy easy sheet pan chicken fajitas

Mix until well combined. Then add the minced garlic, sliced red, yellow, and orange bell peppers, and sliced red onion.

healthy easy sheet pan chicken fajitas

Mix everything together until the chicken and veggies are evenly coated with the spices and oil.

healthy easy sheet pan chicken fajitas

Arrange on a Sheet Pan: Prepare a sheet pan by lining it with parchment paper, lining it with foil, or lightly greasing it. Spread the seasoned chicken and veggies evenly across the sheet pan, ensuring they are in a single layer. This will help them cook evenly.

healthy easy sheet pan chicken fajitas

Bake the Fajitas: Place the sheet pan in the preheated oven and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked and starts to develop a delicious brown color. Make sure to check the chicken for doneness, as cooking times may vary slightly depending on your oven.

Once you’ve made it to this point they don’t take long at all. But it is long enough to head outside and water the plants, try your best to have a cool mocktail uninterrupted or tidy up a room before dinner.

Assemble Your Fajitas: Once your chicken fajitas are cooked to perfection, it’s time to assemble your meal. Warm your tortillas according to package instructions or personal preference.

At this point you can either place all the additional toppings spaced out in a pretty way around the sheet pan and allow your family to assemble their fajitas to their liking. OR you can build them all yourself now.

healthy easy sheet pan chicken fajitas

If you are using this meal for a summer get-together consider serving it this way. Add avocado slices around the sheet pan, sprinkle chopped cilantro around, put on dollops of sour cream, and then add thin lime slices all over. Perfect for a party.

healthy easy sheet pan chicken fajitas

Toppings and Serving: Place a generous portion of the cooked chicken and veggie mixture onto each tortilla. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the filling, add diced avocado, a dollop of sour cream, a sprinkle of shredded mozzarella, and a garnish of chopped cilantro.

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