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Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers are full of flavor with green bell peppers stuffed with fajita seasoned chicken, rice, sliced red and yellow peppers, onions and shredded Mexican cheese!

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers Baked In Pan

These Stuffed Chicken Fajita Peppers are a great dinner idea when you are craving Mexican flavors but want something a little different.

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

I like to serve these Stuffed Peppers with a side of re-fried beans mixed with salsa, sour cream and shredded cheese. They are so good and perfect for scooping with tortilla chips.

Fajita Chicken Stuffed Peppers Baked In Pan

Scroll to the bottom for a printable Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers Recipe.

Variations and Tips For Fajita Chicken Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is easy to change up to your preferences. You can use white, brown or Spanish rice. You can use all green peppers or change it up and with red, green and yellow peppers.

If you didn’t want to use Chicken, you can use hamburger meat instead. You can add black olives or diced jalapenos to spice it up.

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers On Plate

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers Ingredients

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into strips
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon salt
Juice of one lime
1 small onion, sliced into thin strips
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
4 green bell peppers, cut in half
1 cup white rice, cooked (can use brown rice or Spanish rice)
1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

How To Make Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut the bell peppers in half, lengthwise, and remove all the seeds and membrane. Place halved green bell peppers in a baking dish.

Green Peppers Halved In Baking Dish

Cook chicken in a large skillet over medium heat. Season with paprika, chili powder, cumin, salt, and lime juice.
Chicken Fajita Seasoned In Pan

While the chicken is cooking, prepare rice according to the package directions and set aside.

When the chicken is almost cooked, add in onion, red bell pepper, and yellow bell pepper. Saute until vegetables are cooked through.

Chicken And Peppers Saute In Pan

Add rice to pan and stir to mix all ingredients together. Fill each green bell pepper half with chicken mixture. Top with shredded cheese.

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers in Pan

Chicken Stuffed Peppers Ready To Bake

Place pepper halves in the oven and cook for 30 minutes (longer for softer peppers).

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers On Plate

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers Baked In Pan
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Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers are full of flavor with green bell peppers stuffed with fajita seasoned chicken, rice, sliced red and yellow peppers, onions and shredded Mexican cheese!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 pepper halves
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1 small onion, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 4 green bell peppers, cut in half
  • 1 cup white rice, cooked (can use brown rice or Spanish rice)
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Cut the bell peppers in half, lengthwise, and remove all the seeds and membrane. Place halved green bell peppers in a baking dish.

  3. Cook chicken in a large skillet over medium heat. Season with paprika, chili powder, cumin, salt, and lime juice.

  4. While the chicken is cooking, prepare rice according to the package directions and set aside.

  5. When the chicken is almost cooked, add in onion, red bell pepper, and yellow bell pepper. Saute until vegetables are cooked through.

  6. Add rice to pan and stir to mix all ingredients together. Fill each green bell pepper half with chicken mixture. Top with shredded cheese.

  7. Place pepper halves in the oven and cook for 30 minutes (longer for softer peppers).

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Tracy

Monday 17th of June 2019

This is delicious!! I will be making it again very soon.

Judy

Monday 17th of June 2019

So glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for sharing!

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