Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in a delicious and nutritious way with this mouthwatering Chicken and Veggie Fajitas recipe! This vibrant and colorful dish is not only packed with flavour but also provides a healthy alternative to traditional Mexican fare, making it perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy the festivities while keeping their health goals in check. Made with lean chicken, an assortment of fresh bell peppers, and a blend of tantalizing spices, these fajitas are a surefire hit for your Cinco de Mayo celebration. So, grab your apron and let's get cooking!
Healthy Chicken and Veggie Fajitas for Cinco de Mayo
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
- 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional, adjust to taste)
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- 8 small whole wheat tortillas
- Fresh cilantro, chopped (optional, for garnish)
- In a small bowl, mix together the chili powder, ground cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté for about 1 minute, until fragrant.
- Add the sliced chicken to the skillet and cook until it's no longer pink in the center, about 5-6 minutes.
- Add the sliced bell peppers and onion to the skillet, stirring to combine. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
- Sprinkle the spice mixture over the chicken and veggies, stirring to coat evenly. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the flavors meld together.
- Remove the skillet from the heat and drizzle the fresh lime juice over the fajita mixture.
- To serve, spoon the chicken and veggie mixture onto whole wheat tortillas. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.
Optional: You can add your favorite healthy toppings such as avocado, salsa, or Greek yogurt in place of sour cream.
Enjoy your healthy Cinco de Mayo chicken and veggie fajitas!
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