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Easy Chicken Fajitas

Weeknight meals can get so mundane but switching things up with these chicken fajitas will leave everyone at the dinner table wanting more.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper sliced
  • 1 white onion sliced
  • 2 large garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil divided
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 lime optional

Instructions

  • Thinly slice chicken breasts and put in a bowl
  • Season chicken breast, drizzle with olive oil and mix well
  • Chop onions and bell peppers and set aside
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium high heat and melt butter
  • Add chicken and saute for 2 minutes
  • Turn heat to medium and add bell peppers, onion and garlic
  • Season peppers and onion with salt and pepper and mix well to combine with chicken
  • Use a tight fitting lid to cover the skillet and allow chicken to cook on medium heat for 5 minutes
  • Chicken will begin to make it's own liquid, at this point add the ketchup and stir well
  • Once chicken is tender, after about ten - twelve minutes total cooking, turn off the stove and serve warm

Notes

*Optional--finish with a squeeze of fresh lime to brighten up the dish