Are you constantly juggling the demands of work and family life? Do you find yourself struggling to prepare delicious gluten-free meals that your family will love, all while dealing with time and budget constraints?


If so, look no further than this amazing Chicken Fajitas recipe. Imagine coming home and effortlessly whipping up a healthy, flavorful dinner in no time. These Chicken Fajitas are not only quick and easy to make, but they are also light on the wallet. They are perfect for those hectic weeknights when you need a quick and tasty meal option.


Brimming with tender chicken, vibrant bell peppers, and onions, seasoned to perfection, these fajitas are not just gluten-free but also a wholesome choice for your family. You can customize them with your favorite toppings and sides to cater to everyone’s preferences, making them a versatile meal option.


Say goodbye to the stress of meal planning and say hello to a new family favorite. With this Chicken Fajitas recipe, I’ve found a way to strike a perfect balance between my busy schedule and a satisfying home-cooked meal. Let’s delve into this simple yet rewarding recipe and make dinnertime a stress-free and enjoyable experience.


The key to the success of this recipe lies in its simplicity and flexibility. By using basic ingredients and simple cooking techniques, you can have a delicious meal on the table in no time. The combination of tender chicken, colorful bell peppers, and onions creates a visually appealing dish that is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate.


Furthermore, this recipe is budget-friendly, allowing you to create a satisfying meal without breaking the bank. By utilizing affordable ingredients that are readily available, you can provide your family with a wholesome and flavorful dinner without straining your finances.


In addition to being gluten-free, these Chicken Fajitas offer a healthy option for your family. The abundance of fresh vegetables and lean protein makes this dish a nutritious choice that you can feel good about serving to your loved ones. Plus, the ability to customize the fajitas with various toppings and sides ensures that everyone at the table can enjoy a meal tailored to their individual tastes.


By incorporating this Chicken Fajitas recipe into your meal rotation, you can simplify your dinnertime routine and create a sense of excitement around family meals. The ease of preparation and the versatility of the dish make it a go-to option for busy weeknights, allowing you to spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying quality moments with your family.


In conclusion, this Chicken Fajitas recipe offers a perfect solution for individuals seeking a delicious, gluten-free meal that is easy on time, budget, and taste buds. It’s a versatile, wholesome, and satisfying option that can transform your dinnertime experience into a stress-free and enjoyable affair.


RUSH HOUR CHICKEN FAJITAS on a tortilla shell sitting on a table


  • 2 medium green or red bell peppers or a combination
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2   garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1½ lbs (700 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) Chipotle Rub
  • 12 (6-7″/15–18 cm) gluten-free tortillas
  • 1½ cups (6 oz/175 g) shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup (125 mL) sour cream
  • ½ cup (125 mL) prepared salsa


  1. Cut the bell peppers lengthwise into 1/4″ (6 mm) strips and thinly slice the onions lengthwise. Slice the garlic using the Garlic Prep Tool. Place the vegetables in a Deep Covered Baker. Combine the chicken and rub in a Classic Batter Bowl and turn the chicken to coat. Place the coated chicken over the vegetables.
  2. Microwave, covered, on HIGH for 12-15 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F/74°C in the thickest part of the chicken and the juices run clear. Scoop the Salad Chopper under the chicken, avoiding the vegetables if possible, and cut the chicken into small pieces. Stir the chicken into the vegetables.
  3. Place the tortillas into a Tortilla Warmer and microwave, covered, on HIGH for about 30 seconds or until warm. To serve the fajitas, spoon the chicken and vegetable mixture onto the centers of the tortillas. Serve immediately with cheese, sour cream, and salsa.


  • 6  servings of 2 fajitas

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 490, Total Fat 18 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 105 mg, Carbohydrate 39 g, Protein 38 g, Sodium 980 mg, Fiber 2 g

Cook’s Tips:

If desired, 1 pkg (1-1.25 oz/30-35 g) of taco seasoning mix can be substituted for the Chipotle Rub.

To cook on the stovetop, prepare the peppers, onions, and garlic as directed. Slice the chicken into ½” (1 cm) strips. Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil in a 12″ (30 cm) or 1-3 minutes or until shimmering. Add the chicken and cook for 4-6 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Add ÂĽ C (50 mL) water, vegetables, and rub. Cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender.

Recipe by Pampered Chef

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