Fajita Baked Chicken

Fajita Baked Chicken

This one pan dinner recipe is super simple to make with just chicken breasts, cream cheese, salsa, fajita seasoning, bell peppers and shredded cheese. Layer everything into a baking dish, and that’s it! It’s healthy, low carb, budget-friendly and family approved

Ingredients
  • 4-5 thinly sliced chicken breasts (about 2lbs)
  • 8oz softened cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp paprika (can use smoked paprika if you prefer)
  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 large bell peppers (sliced)
  • 1-2 cups shredded cheese (Mexican blend or cheddar)
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a 9×13 baking dish.
  2. Place the chicken onto the bottom of the pan.\
  3. In a medium-size bowl, mix together the cream cheese, salsa and chili powder to cumin
  4. Spread the mixture evenly over the chicken and then top with your sliced bell peppers and shredded cheese.
  5. Bake uncovered in the center rack for 20-35 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked. To brown the cheese, turn the broiler on for the last few minutes of baking.
  6. Serve alone or with rice, cauliflower rice or sliced in a tortilla.