Chicken fajitas are a go-to weeknight meal that can be put together in a hurry, but still tastes great and fills your family up. To make life even easier you can buy pre-packaged chicken breasts and many grocers carry pre-sliced fajita mix peppers and onions. A simple spice blend and a splash of fresh lime perks up the chicken and broiling the pepper and onions gets the typical fajita char. Served with tortillas of your choice feel free to garnish with salsa, sour cream, or cilantro.
- 1 ½ lb chicken breast, pre-seasoned and vacuum sealed
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 1 yellow onion
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp garlic herb blend (or garlic powder)
- 1 lime
- 8 tortillas
Add chicken breasts to a Suvie pan, insert in the upper right cooking zone and cover with water. Add peppers and onions and add to another Suvie pan, insert in the upper left cooking zone. Wrap tortillas in aluminum foil and place in the lower left zone.
Add water to the reservoir, enter the My Cook > Multi-Zone settings and set to Cook Now or Schedule.
My Cook > Multi-Zone
Protein: 155˚F, 30 minutes
Veg: 20 minutes
Starch: 0 minutes
After the cook, remove the peppers and onions from Suvie and drain any water. Toss with 1 tbsp vegetable oil and salt and pepper to taste, return to Suvie. Remove pan with chicken and drain water. Cut open vacuum seal bags and discard and liquid. Slice the chicken into bite size pieces and toss with cumin, chili powder, and garlic herb blend (you can substitute garlic powder). Add the juice of 1 lime and 1 tbsp vegetable oil to the chicken. Toss to combine and return to Suvie. Broil the peppers and onions for 10 minutes and the chicken for 7 minutes. Stir both halfway through broiling.
After the broil, remove both pans and tortillas from Suvie. Divide tortillas between plates and top with the chicken and peppers and onions. Garnish with more lime juice.
Nutritional Information per serving (4 servings per recipe): Calories 670, Total Fat 29g, Total Carbohydrates 55g, Total Sodium 840mg, Total Protein 48g