These one pot chicken fajitas are an incredibly simple one pan meal perfect for those nights when a delicious dinner has to come together quickly and effortlessly. A simple spice mix and a light yet creamy sauce turn these fajitas from ordinary to extraordinary!
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One Pot Chicken Fajitas with Chimichurri Crema

These one pot chicken fajitas are an incredibly simple one pan meal perfect for those nights when a delicious dinner has to come together quickly and effortlessly. A simple spice mix and a light yet creamy sauce turn these fajitas from ordinary to extraordinary!
Course One Pot
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 530kcal
Author Mila Furman

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil plus 1 tbsp for cooking
  • 1 packet McCormick Organic Fajita Spice Mix
  • 2 pounds of boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced into thin strips
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red onion sliced into thin strips
  • juice of one lime
  • juice of one orange
  • cilantro to garnish
  • lime wedges to garnish
  • 8 flour or corn tortillas
  • guacamole for garnish
  • pico de gallo for garnish

Chimichurri Crema!

  • 3 tbsp of chimichurri sauce
  • 1/2 a cup of sour cream or Greek Yogurt

Instructions

  • Into a bowl, combine 2 tbsp olive oil and half of the seasoning packet. This will create your seasoning paste.
  • Trim the chicken of any excess fat.
  • Smear the seasoning paste onto the chicken, making sure to cover it well on all sides.
  • Preheat a cast iron pan to high.
  • Place chicken into the pan and cook on one side for 5 minutes then flip over and cook on the other side for 4 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, place onto a plate to rest and cover with foil loosely.
  • Turn the heart to medium on the cast iron pan.
  • Add the onions, peppers, remaining seasoning mix. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the lime and orange juice to the pan and scrape the bottom to pick up the delicious bits from the bottom of the pan. Remove from heat.
  • Slice chicken and place on top of the pepper and onion mix.
  • Serve immediately accompanied with limes, cilantro, guacamole, pico de gallo and chimichurri crema.

Chimichurri crema!

  • Combine chimichurri and sour cream or Greek yogurt.
  • Stir to combine.

Notes

  1. Nutritional information includes 2 fajitas per person without sauce.
  2. The nutritional information is to be used for information purposes only.

Nutrition

Calories: 530kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 215mg | Sodium: 742mg | Potassium: 753mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4.3% | Vitamin C: 36.7% | Calcium: 9.7% | Iron: 22.4%