Get all the zesty flavors of sizzling fajitas in a healthy stuffed pepper that's easy enough for a weeknight meal.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Healthy Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers
Total:
45 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
45 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Combine the chicken, chili powder, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt and several grinds of pepper in a large bowl and toss to coat.

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until it just begins to smoke. Add the chicken and cook, undisturbed, until it just starts to brown in spots, about 2 minutes. Add the onion and cook, stirring often, until the onions are tender, about 3 minutes more.

Transfer the chicken and onion mixture to a large bowl and rinse and dry the skillet. Add the rice, 1/2 cup of the cheese, half the lime juice, 3/4 teaspoon salt and few grinds of pepper to the chicken and toss to combine. Divide the filling among the peppers.

Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the skillet, arrange the peppers on top and turn to high heat. When the oil starts to sizzle, about 2 minutes, transfer to the oven and bake until the filling is hot and the peppers are softened, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup cheese over the peppers and bake until melted, about 3 minutes more.

Drizzle the remaining lime juice over the peppers and top with the cilantro leaves. Serve with the sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole, if desired.

My Private Notes

Add a Note
More from:

Healthy Every Week

Get the Recipe

Meatball Marsala

Enjoy meatballs in a Marsala wine and mushroom sauce with this recipe.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Healthy Cauliflower Rice

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Whole30 Sesame Chicken and Broccoli Rice

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Whole30 Thai Curry Veggie Noodles with Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Latest Stories