These family style chicken fajitas are perfectly sharable and delicious. What’s great, is that everyone can customize a plate that they love. Loaded with juicy, tender chicken, roasted vegetables, and all the fixings, your entire family will love this meal.

Other sides you can add include guacamole, salsa, or even some refried beans. No matter what sides you select these juicy chicken fajitas are hard to beat.

Family Style Chicken Fajitas – Healthyish Foods

How to Make Family Style Chicken Fajitas

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Spray a baking tray with non-stick cooking spray and set it aside.

Lime Crema

In a small mixing bowl, combine the light sour cream, minced garlic, lime juice and salt. Mix well and place the lime crema in the refrigerator until you’re ready to eat.  

Chicken Fajitas

In a large mixing bowl, combine the chicken tenderloins with the spices and one tablespoon olive oil. (paprika, chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and cracked black pepper.) Toss until well coated.

Add the seasoned chicken to the prepared baking tray.

Clean and slice your red bell peppers and onions. Add them to the tray with the chicken and drizzle everything with olive oil.

Place the tray in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit and the vegetables are cooked to your liking.

Rice and Beans

Next, cook the rice according to the package.

Drain and rinse one can of pinto or black beans. Add the beans to the cooked rice. Mix well. Season with salt to taste and add about one tablespoon chopped cilantro. Option to add a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Mix well.

Assemble the Platter

Add the rice and beans, followed by the seasoned chicken and roasted vegetables to the platter.

Then, add sliced avocado, sliced jalapeno, heated tortillas, and lime wedges to the platter. Serve some shredded cheddar cheese and the lime crema on the side.  

Dust everything with chopped cilantro and enjoy.

Family Style Chicken Fajitas – Healthyish Foods

Storage

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Reheat leftovers in the microwave and enjoy. Looking for more recipes?

Family Style Chicken Fajitas – Healthyish Foods

Family Style Chicken Fajitas

These family style chicken fajitas are perfectly sharable and delicious. What’s great, is that everyone can customize a plate that they love.
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs. chicken tenderloins, Smart Chicken, left whole or option to slice once cooked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for the vegetables
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt, extra to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 2 red bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 medium sweet onions, sliced
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed or black beans
  • 1 large avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, served on the side
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced, option to remove veins and seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped small
  • 3 limes, cut into wedges
  • 5-6 tortillas, heated

Lime Crema

  • ¼ cup light sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Equipment

  • 1 baking tray
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • 1 platter
  • 1 pot for rice
  • 1 colander for beans

Instructions 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Spray a baking tray with non-stick cooking spray and set it aside.

Lime Crema

  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the light sour cream, minced garlic, lime juice and salt. Mix well and place the lime crema in the refrigerator until you’re ready to eat.

Chicken Fajitas

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the chicken tenderloins with the spices and one tablespoon olive oil. (paprika, chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and cracked black pepper.) Toss until well coated.
  • Add the seasoned chicken to the prepared baking tray.
  • Clean and slice your red bell peppers and onions. Add them to the tray with the chicken and drizzle everything with olive oil.
  • Place the tray in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit and the vegetables are cooked to your liking.

Rice and Beans

  • Next, cook the rice according to the package.
  • Drain and rinse one can of pinto or black beans. Add the beans to the cooked rice. Mix well. Season with salt to taste and add about one tablespoon chopped cilantro. Mix well.

Assemble the Platter

  • Add the rice and beans, followed by the seasoned chicken and roasted vegetables.
  • Then, add sliced avocado, sliced jalapeno, heated tortillas, and lime wedges to the platter. Serve shredded cheddar cheese and the lime cream on the side.
  • Dust everything with chopped cilantro and enjoy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 600kcal, Carbohydrates: 56g, Protein: 42g, Fat: 24g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 10g, Trans Fat: 0.02g, Cholesterol: 114mg, Sodium: 906mg, Potassium: 1132mg, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 11g, Vitamin A: 1997IU, Vitamin C: 91mg, Calcium: 288mg, Iron: 3mg