Tex-Mex Fajitas - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Tex-Mex Fajitas

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Servings:4Serving Size:2 fajitasRecipe Cost:$6.50 Cost per Serving:$1.63


  • 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose salt­free seasoning mix (divided)
  • 1 8-ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 16-ounce package bell pepper and onion mix, frozen
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 6-inch whole-wheat tortillas
  • *1 medium tomato, diced
  • * 2 cups iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • * 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Slice chicken into ¼-inch strips. Place in a zipper bag with 1 tablespoon all-purpose seasoning mix; toss to coat.
  2. Place mushrooms, peppers and onion and remaining all-purpose seasoning mix in another zipper bag; toss to coat.
  3. Heat oil in large, non-stick skillet. Add chicken strips; cook about 3- 4 minutes or until the juices run clear and the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°. Remove from skillet.
  4. Place coated vegetables in skillet and saute until vegetables are slightly tender, 5-8 minutes. Return cooked chicken to skillet and saute mixture 1-2 more minutes.
  5. Assemble fajitas by dividing chicken and vegetable mixture evenly on each tortilla, top with desired optional ingredients and roll up.

Make it a Meal

Pair these fajitas with pineapple slices and milk.

Source: Adapted from United States Department of Agriculture, What's Cooking USDA Mixing Bowl, March 2015.

340 calories; 10g total fat; 1g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 60mg cholesterol; 540mg sodium; 33g total carbohydrate; 1g fiber; 6g sugar; 0g added sugar; 28g protein; 0% Daily Value vitamin d; 2% Daily Value calcium; 6% Daily Value iron; 10% Daily Value potassium.