Chicken Fajita Foil Packets Recipe

Chicken Fajita Foil Packets Recipe

How To Make Chicken Fajita Foil Packets

These chicken fajita packets are filled with cheesy and spiced juicy chicken, tender black beans, and flavorful peppers, for a fuller meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4tbspbutter,melted
  • 1tbspchili powder
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tsponion powder
  • 1tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • cooking spray
  • 4ozchicken breasts,boneless skinless
  • 2cupsbell peppers,sliced, any color
  • 1canblack beans,drained and rinsed
  • ½cuponion,sliced
  • 1cupcheddar cheese,shredded
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped

For Toppings:

  • sour cream
  • avocado
  • olives,sliced
  • salsa

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.

  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F or a grill to medium-high heat.

  3. Divide the chili powder, cumin, garlic and onion powder, salt, and pepper mixture in half. Place half of the seasoning in the melted butter, then stir to combine.

  4. Coat 4 large squares of foil with cooking spray. Place a chicken breast in the middle of the foil, then season with the remaining spice mixture.

  5. Arrange the peppers, onion, and beans around the chicken. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of the butter over the chicken and vegetables.

  6. Fold the foil around the chicken mixture to close completely.

  7. Bake the foil packets for 40 minutes or grill for 35 minutes.

  8. Carefully open the foil packets, then sprinkle the cheese over the chicken and vegetables. Return the packets to the grill or oven for 2 to 3 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

  9. Sprinkle with cilantro, then add sour cream and avocado. Slice the chicken, serve with tortillas on the side, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 456.45kcal
  • Fat: 29.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.88g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.95g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.58g
  • Fiber: 10.36g
  • Sugar: 4.51g
  • Protein: 22.04g
  • Cholesterol: 82.33mg
  • Sodium: 668.98mg
  • Calcium: 291.24mg
  • Potassium: 675.60mg
  • Iron: 3.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 339.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 99.82mg
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