Fajita Chicken 

I tried something a little different for dinner last night.  Instead of putting stuff on my chicken breasts, I put stuff in them!

Sandie

These are the ingredients I used.

I started by rinsing the chicken,  patting it dry and then cut 6 slices partially through the top of them.

I put 2 pieces of pepper in each slice.

And then slices of Monterey jack cheese in each slice with the peppers.

I moved them into a parchment paper lined pan, because I knew it would get a bit messy.

Brushed them with olive oil and sprinkled taco seasoning on top.

I added chopped green onion on top of everything.

And Baked it at 400 degrees for 30 minutes until the chicken was fully done.


Recipe

Fajita Chicken

Preparation time : 20 minutes Cook Time : 30 -40 minutes Servings : 2

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 1/2 red pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 yellow pepper, sliced
  • 6 slices Monterey jack cheese,  cut in half
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry.
  3. Place on cutting board and make 6 slices in each breast, being careful not to cut all the way through.
  4. Place a slice of red and yellow pepper in each slice.
  5. Put one of the halves of Monterey jack cheese in each slice,  beside the peppers.
  6. Lift prepared chicken breasts into prepared pan.
  7. Brush with olive oil.
  8. Sprinkle with taco seasoning.
  9. Top with chopped green onion.
  10. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 – 40 minutes,  until fully cooked and cheese is melted and browned.

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