Easy Chicken Fajita Bake

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners

You’ll love the simplicity of this delicious dish, which tops tasty brown rice with tender chicken breast, flavorful veggies and savory spices for a flex dinner that doesn’t disappoint.

Try subbing in any of your favorite veggies and have some fun experimenting with spices and seasonings for an even bigger flavor fiesta.

Healthy hint: Double this Easy Chicken Fajita Bake recipe and look forward to leftovers!

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Servings: 2

On Nutrisystem, Count As: Each serving counts as 1 SmartCarb, 2 PowerFuels, 1 Vegetable and 3 Extras

Ingredients:

  • Zero-calorie cooking spray
  • 2, 3 oz. boneless chicken breasts, raw
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ cup diced white onion
  • 3 Tbsp. sliced black olives
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • Hot sauce (optional)
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Directions:

  1. Cook brown rice according to package directions.
  2. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Brush chicken with oil, toss with seasonings, then place in baking dish.
  4. Layer vegetables over chicken and squeeze fresh lime juice over veggies.
  5. Top with cheese and desired seasonings
  6. Bake at 375˚ F until chicken is cooked through (about 35-45 minutes).
  7. Divide rice among two plates, then top each with a chicken breast and vegetables.
  8. Sprinkle with hot sauce or extra seasonings.