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crockpot chicken fajitas

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas

Your weeknight dinner solution is here! These Crockpot Chicken Fajitas pack delicious fajita veggies + perfectly cooked chicken breasts + flavorful fajita seasonings. Everything is cooked in the crockpot itself, making this the easy dinner of your dreams.

Prep: 20 minutesCook: 2 hoursTotal: 2 hours 20 minutes
Fat 4 Carbs 23 Protein 25
Yield 6 servings 1x

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 large bell peppers, any color, sliced
  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 15-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup broth or water
  • 6 tablespoons homemade fajita seasoning
  • 1/2 medium lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce

Instructions

  1. First, prepare homemade fajita seasoning mix by following the recipe in this post. You will need to double that recipe to get 6 tablespoons. Then, set aside.
  2. Next, spray the bottom of your slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Place 1 lb. chicken breast onto the bottom of your slow cooker.
  4. Core and thinly slice bell peppers and thinly slice a large yellow onion and add those veggies to the slow cooker.
  5. Pour in a can of tomato sauce and 1/4 cup of broth and sprinkle on fajita seasoning.
  6. Mix well, making sure that everything is coated.
  7. Clean the sides of your slow cooker with a spatula and make sure that the chicken breast is sitting underneath all of the veggies.
  8. Cover slow cooker and cook on high for 2 hours or on low for around 6.
  9. Once the chicken is fully cooked. Remove and cut into thin slices.
  10. Put the chicken slices back into the crockpot and mix everything together.
  11. Then, add in the juice from 1/2 medium lime and 1 tablespoon hot sauce (if desired) and mix again.
  12. Serve with your favorite street taco shells and all the fajita fixings.

Tips & Notes

Nutrition does not include tortillas and toppings.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 recipe Calories: 226 Sugar: 11 Fat: 4 Carbohydrates: 23 Fiber: 5 Protein: 25
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: ChickenMethod: Slow CookerCuisine: Mexican

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