Easy Chicken Fajita Casserole

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Brennan Bryant: "It was good and very easy to make." Read More
6Ingredients
65Minutes
380Calories

Ingredients

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  • 10 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 red pepper (seeded and sliced into small strips)
  • 1 onion (large, peeled and sliced into small strips)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
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    NutritionView More

    380Calories
    Sodium20% DV470mg
    Fat35% DV23g
    Protein73% DV37g
    Carbs1% DV4g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories380Calories from Fat210
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat23g35%
    Saturated Fat13g65%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol145mg48%
    Sodium470mg20%
    Potassium620mg18%
    Protein37g73%
    Calories from Fat210
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate4g1%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium25%
    Iron2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(24)

    Brennan Bryant 10 months ago
    It was good and very easy to make.
    James Shantz 10 months ago
    I would add jalapeños diced in the sauté
    Cobi V. a year ago
    Amaaaaaaazing, oh my lanta 🤤🤤🤤
    YumChef a year ago
    Very easy and great taste.
    Amanda South a year ago
    Super yummy! I used a full packet of seasoning and added green bell pepper.
    Creel a year ago
    good and not hard to make!
    kmentz a year ago
    I agree with grilled the chicken instead of baking it. I also used 3 bell peppers and added two cloves of fresh minced garlic. I feel like the cream cheese and shredded cheese could be less... or add maybe 2 more bell peppers. It tasted great, just a heavy on the cheese and needed more veggies. We are it with sour cream and some avocado (didn’t have time to make guac). I also made homemade fajita seasoning with a quick google search- super easy!! I think I read below someone used yellow rice. Definitely trying that next time. Sorry for the ugly lighting!
    Trisha Bring 2 years ago
    great tasting, would probably a grill or pan cook the chicken prior to baking the casserole as it is faster.
    lsschwartz . 2 years ago
    It was ok, but thought it needed to have more moisture, maybe thin the cream cheese a bit.
    YumChef 2 years ago
    Used taco seasoning and it turned out great!
    Nicola Sayers 2 years ago
    super yummly, definitely doing this one again. we however fried the chicken coated with taco seasoning and mixed in the soft cheese, maybe could have done with something to make it a bit saucier, we also sprinkled some extra taco seasoning on the cheese when going in the oven! winner 👌🏻
    Bryson 2 years ago
    it was great. i added yellow rice and ate it with torillas.
    Ian Abbott 2 years ago
    Turned out great!! My picky 5 year old even LOVES it. I didn’t have an onion on hand so I used onion powder instead. Turned out just fine. Looking forward to making it again with an actual onion. I LOVE fajitas in general and this is like fajitas with crack! Delicious!
    Lauren Kendall 2 years ago
    It was pretty good, felt like it was missing some spices though. Kinda bland
    kenny Carr 2 years ago
    Definitely a keeper. So easy to make; yet so good. Will be making it again.
    Friedman 2 years ago
    After accidently throwing in the whole packet of fajita seasoning, instead of measuring 1 1/2 Tbsp. I added more chicken, red peppers and also a couple of chipotle peppers to balance it out. I served with yellow rice, guacamole, salsa and greens. I don't think I cared for the fajita seasoning that I used. Next time, maybe I'll use taco seasoning instead.
    Heather G. 2 years ago
    Skipped cream cheese. Added a few halved cherry tomatoes, garlic slices, and chopped onion. Made my own fajita seasoning mix. Great flavor.
    Erika M. 3 years ago
    This was really good. Its definitely not a meal by itself though. I put it over yellow rice and it was really yummy! Hubby asked us to put it on the regular rotation lol
    Roger Heitkamp 3 years ago
    Pretty good, probably gonna cut down on the cheese next time and try and add some sort of grain, maybe quinoa or yellow rice... but overall, pretty tasty! topped mine with guac and sour cream, added chives too...
    Bronwyn 3 years ago
    I made this and it's so good. Be very careful not to burn the onions because I accidentally did that, but it's still really good. I used regular taco seasoning and covered it in sour cream when it came out. I used a little bit too much cheese so it was super melty but good.
    Clara D. 4 years ago
    They have great easy recipes. Yet delicious! The chicken casserole was the first recipe I took from here, and I loved it! Easy, fast and delicious.
    Apple J. 4 years ago
    It is really good and I recommend this for kids as well my kids really enjoyed it so did my husband 💙
    Katlyn Dorries 4 years ago
    Amazing! I used rotel in the chicken while it baked instead of using bell pepper and it was scrumptious!
    Stephanie U. 4 years ago
    I used leftover slow cooker bbq chicken I'd cooked for a previous meal. My family loved it, and that's always great. It was easy to make, and quick.

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