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One Pot Chicken Fajita and Rice Skillet
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One Pot Chicken Fajita and Rice Skillet

Bold flavors of the southwest abound in this hassle-free one pot chicken fajita and rice skillet!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 lb stir fry chicken or chicken breast cut into small strips</span>
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 green pepper cut into strips
  • 1 red pepper cut into strips
  • 1 medium red onion cut into strips
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 packet fajita seasoning
  • ¼ cup cilantro


  • Toss chicken and fajita seasoning together until chicken is completely coated.
  • <span data-mce-bogus="1" class="mceItemHidden"><span></span>Heat oil in a saute pan and add chicken in an even layer. Let chicken brown, undisturbed, and then flip. Continue cooking chicken until cooked through, then set aside.</span>
  • Add peppers and onions to the skillet, along with additional oil if needed. Saute until peppers are beginning to soften, but still retain some crispness. Set aside.
  • Add chicken broth and rice to the skillet and cook according to the rice package instructions. When water is mostly absorbed add salsa and cheese and stir to combine. Add chicken, peppers and onions and cook until all ingredients are heated through.
  • Add cilantro to the top and serve.