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Chicken and Rice Fajitas in Foil - Incredibly delicious and easy to prepare fajitas with chicken, peppers, onions and rice all cooked in foil packets. Easy, quick and SO GOOD!
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Chicken and Rice Fajitas in Foil

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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Incredibly delicious and easy to prepare fajitas with chicken, peppers, onions and rice all cooked in foil packets. Easy, quick and SO GOOD!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American/Southwest
Servings: 4 Serves
Calories: 324

Ingredients

  • 4 large sheets of foil
  • cooking spray
  • Homemade Fajitas Seasoning Mix
  • 1 cup white minute rice
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 4 boneless , skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 red bell pepper , sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper , sliced
  • 1 orange bell pepper , sliced
  • 1 onion , sliced
  • 1 tablespoons STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
  • lime juice

OPTIONAL GARNISHES

  • sliced avocados
  • sour cream
  • cilantro

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Spray foil sheets with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Prepare the Fajitas Seasoning Mix.
  • Combine rice, water, and 1 tablespoons fajitas seasoning mix in a bowl; stir until well incorporated.
  • Using a slotted spoon, divide the rice mixture evenly over each foil.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and rub with some of the fajitas seasoning mix.
  • Place chicken over rice.
  • Arrange peppers and onions on the sides of each chicken breast.
  • Drizzle extra virgin olive oil over all the ingredients.
  • Combine shredded cheeses and divide the cheese mixture evenly over each chicken breast.
  • Fold the sides of the foil over the chicken, covering completely; seal the packets closed.
  • Transfer the foil packets to a large baking sheet.
  • Bake for 30 to 33 minutes, or until chicken's internal temperature reaches 165F.
  • Remove from oven and carefully open up the foils; put the packets under the broiler for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Remove from broiler.
  • Squeeze lime juice over food.
  • Garnish and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Rice Fajitas in Foil
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 275mg11%
Potassium 637mg18%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 2170IU43%
Vitamin C 103.5mg125%
Calcium 125mg13%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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