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Baked Chicken Fajitas {Freezer Meal}

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

One of my favorite, family friendly dinners: Baked Chicken Fajita Recipe–Freezer Friendly.


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 23 Chicken Breasts, cooked and diced
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning Make your own)
  • 1 small-medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small-medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can of corn (or 56 ears of roasted corn)
  • 1/2 cup prepared salsa
  • 1.5 cups shredded cheese (mozzarella, cheddar cheese or Monterey jack are good choices)
  • 8 medium Tortillas

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Coat a 9×9 casserole dish and a 9×12 dish with cooking spray.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and saute 1-2 minutes. Add in bell peppers and continue to cook until they start to soften (about 5 -7 minutes).
  4. Once onions and peppers are softened, add the cooked chicken, corn and salsa.
  5. Sprinkle taco seasoning over all of it and toss until seasoning has covered the mix.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Lay out a tortilla and sprinkle some shredded cheese on it.
  8. Add a generous half cup of chicken filling. Wrap the filling up and place into baking dish.
  9. Repeat until you run out of filling.
  10. Spread a generous amount of cheese on top of the fajitas.
  11. Bake at 400 for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Notes

Freezing instructions: Assemble recipe as instructed but do not bake. Freeze in airtight container. Thaw out in fridge for 24 hours before baking as directed.