A lighter version of a favorite meal, our Tortilla-Less Chicken Fajitas forgo the tortillas and give you the spice you love. You can double this recipe to create 4 servings. Tortilla-Less Chicken Fajitas are a satisfying meal for anyone on a weight loss program with 1 serving containing 4 protein and 3 tsp sugar.
Substitute your favorite beans or vegetarian “meat” for tortilla-less vegetarian fajitas. You will need to update the protein and sugar calculations based on your substitution.
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
- 2 boneless chicken breast sliced
- 1 tbsp. cumin
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 red bell pepper sliced
- 1 green bell pepper sliced
- 1 yellow onion sliced
- salt and pepper to taste
In a bowl, mix cumin and garlic powder and also cut the chicken into strips.
- Coat chicken
Coat chicken in 1 tbsp of olive oil and roll in the cumin garlic mixture.
Marinate the chicken for 30 minutes in the fridge.
- Saute vegetables
Heat the remaining olive oil in an iron skillet over medium heat, and sauté bell peppers and onions.
- Saute chicken
Remove veggies from the pan but do not clean the pan. Add and sauté chicken until done.
- Prepare to serve
Top the chicken with the veggies and serve.
Serving Size: 1 half of total prepared food