One-Skillet Chicken Fajita Pasta Recipe

One-Skillet Chicken Fajita Pasta Recipe

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Quantity: 8 Servings

657 calories per serving

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts (cut them to 1″ cubes)
  • 1 envelope fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 1 large chopped capsicum
  • 3 minced cloves of garlic
  • 2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 10 ounces drained diced tomatoes and green chili
  • 4 ounces chopped green chili
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipped cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Steps :

  1. Don’t forget that this is a one-pot recipe. Put your macaroni for cooking according to the cooking directions on it.
  2. Simultaneously, on medium-high flame place a large skillet and heat 1 tablespoon oil in it.
  3. Add chicken and 4-1/2 teaspoon fajita seasoning to the heated oil.
  4.  
  5. Stir it till the pink colour of the chicken fades away. Transfer the chicken to a bowl to keep it warm.
  6. In the same skillet add the 1 tablespoon of remaining oil.
  7. Toss onion and capsicum in it with 4-1/2 teaspoon of remaining fajita seasonings and sauté.
  8. Wait for 5-7 minutes before the veggies go crisp tender and add garlic.
  9. Cook for another minute before emptying the contents in another bowl.
  10. Take the same skillet again; add broth, green chilies, diced tomatoes, cream along with salt.
  11. Reduce the heat once it comes to a boil. Simmer it to thicken, uncovered. This shall take about 10 minutes.
  12. Add back the macaroni, chicken and vegetables to the skillet and give it a quick stir. Sprinkle cheese on the top for a ready to serve dishes.

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