Skillet Chicken Fajitas Recipe AND Easy Meal Prep Idea
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Need some yummy motivation to meal plan?
Check out these Skillet Chicken Fajitas that are both super easy to make and burst with flavor! I’m also sharing how to turn them into healthy yet satisfying make ahead lunches for the week.
Easy Skillet Chicken Fajitas
yield: 4 SERVINGS
prep time: 15 MINUTES
cook time: 25 MINUTES
total time: 40 MINUTES
Make a batch of flavorful Skillet Chicken Fajitas to easily prep ahead healthy and filling meals for the week! Adapted from TasteofHome.com
- 1.5 lbs. Fresh Chicken Breasts, sliced into strips
- 3 Bell Peppers, any color sliced
- 1 Red Onion, sliced
- 3 Tablespoons Olive or Canola Oil, divided
- 1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
- 1.5 Teaspoons Ground Cumin
- 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
- Salt & Pepper to taste
For the Meal Prep Fajitas Bowls:
- 3 cups brown rice, cooked
- 1 can Black Beans
- 1 can Sweet Corn or Frozen Corn
- Any other additional desired toppings such as cheese, lime, cilantro, etc.
EASY MEAL PREP IDEA:
Make rice bowls by first preparing 3 cups of brown rice and distributing rice, cooked chicken fajitas, black beans, and corn into food storage containers. Pictured are these entrée sized Glad Food Containers. Store in the fridge for up to 4 days.
On a personal note: This is my favorite way to make fajitas! They are so yummy and flavorful! It’s super quick and simple, plus you can even use sliced beef and sliced chicken for a different variation.
We love these yummy fajita rice bowls as a meal prep option because they make life easier during a hectic work week and can save us money by not eating out as much. My hubby likes to bring them to work to eat a balanced lunch that’s both delicious and filling!