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chicken tacos with fajita veggies // cait's plate

chicken tacos with fajita veggies

  • Author: Cait
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: dinner

Description

these easy chicken tacos take all of 10 minutes to pull together and include some quickly stir-fried fajita veggies that help you squeeze a little extra nutrition into your #tacotuesday!


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Ingredients

  • 2 cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced, shredded or cut into strips (or 2 cups of any other type of shredded/chopped chicken, such as rotisserie)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, washed, seeded & sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, washed, seeded & sliced into thin strips
  • 1 orange bell pepper, washed, seeded & sliced into thin strips
  • 1 medium zucchini, washed & cut into thin strips (~2” in length)
  • 1 small red onion, sliced thin then cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 10 whole grain corn tortillas
  • Olive oil
  • For serving: lime wedges, chopped fresh cilantro, avocado, plain greek or skyr yogurt, hot sauce

Instructions

  1. In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, add a drizzle of olive oil (~1 tsp), the veggies and spices.  Sauté for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add chicken to the pan just to heat through and take on the flavors of the spice, sautéing for about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Serve warm chicken and veggies on corn tortillas then top with desired toppings of choice.

Keywords: tacos, chicken, dinner, easy meal

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