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Quick and Easy Chicken Fajita Salad

Quick and easy homemade chicken fajita salad

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 5 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings 1x


Fajita Seasoned Chicken

  • 1.5 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 2 tbsp lime juice

Fajita Salad Ingredients

  • 2 heads of romaine lettuce
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo
  • 1/2 cup crumbled tortilla chips
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 4 Fresh lime wedges


  1. Cube chicken breast into bite size pieces. Combine spices and lime juice in a large mixing bowl to make a marinade. Toss chicken in the marinade until all pieces are evenly coated.
  2. Slice bell peppers and red onions into thin strips. Heat 1 tbsp oil in each of 2 separate pans over medium heat. Add bell peppers and onion to one pan and chicken with marinade for another.
  3. Cook peppers and onions over medium heat for 12 minutes tossing frequently. Cook chicken over medium heat until the internal temperature reaches 165F about 12 minutes.
  4. While the peppers and chicken cook, chop romaine lettuce into thin ribbons. Remove chicken and peppers and onions from heat.
  5. Assemble salads with romaine lettuce, chicken, peppers and onions, pice de gallo, cheese, sour cream, lime wedges and tortilla chips
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