Chicken Fajita Pepper Rings Recipe

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Annie
Annie January 12, 2021
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How To Make Chicken Fajita Pepper Rings

Chicken dressed in fajita seasoning placed in pepper rings and covered in crushed taco shells. This chicken fajita dish is a snack to enjoy like no other!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1red onion,diced
  • 2chicken breasts,diced
  • 1tbspfajita spice mix
  • 1tbspsalsa
  • ½lime,juiced
  • cheddar cheese,grated
  • 2bell peppers,mixed colors of your choice
  • 2eggs,beaten
  • 6taco shells,crushed
  • ½cupdipping sauce,for serving

Instructions

  1. Fry the onion and chicken in a little oil until the onions are translucent and the chicken is cooked through.

  2. Add the fajita spice mix, salsa, cheese, and lime juice.

  3. Cook and stir until the cheese has melted and everything is combined.

  4. Slice the peppers into thick rings, remove all seeds, and place onto a tray lined with baking paper.

  5. Spoon the mixture into each pepper ring and freeze until set, approximately 1 to 2 hours.

  6. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.

  7. Dip the frozen pepper rings (which should now hold their shape) into the eggs and then the crushed taco shells.

  8. Place back on the baking tray and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, turning occasionally until browned and crispy.

  9. Serve with a selection of dips such as soured cream and chive, guacamole, and salsa.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 615.38kcal
  • Fat: 29.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.78g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.75g
  • Fiber: 7.24g
  • Sugar: 9.04g
  • Protein: 46.37g
  • Cholesterol: 271.32mg
  • Sodium: 365.91mg
  • Calcium: 137.77mg
  • Potassium: 926.22mg
  • Iron: 5.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 302.83µg
  • Vitamin C: 162.31mg
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