Looking for a quick, easy and delicious weeknight meal for your family? Look no further, this Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta is full of tender chicken, peppers and onions and a spicy kick that will keep everyone coming back for seconds!
chicken fajita pasta
AuthorJessy Freimann, The Life Jolie
1red bell pepperthinly sliced (I also halved the slices)
1/2large red onionthinly sliced
2clovesgarlicpressed or chopped
3large boneless skinless chicken breastscut into 1 inch chunks
1packetfajita seasoning(or around 2 1/2 Tablespoons of homemade fajita seasoning)
1 14.5 ounce can chicken broth
1poundrotini pasta of your choicecooked to al dente as per package directions (or the pasta of your choice)
Sliced green onions for garnish
Crushed tortilla chips for garnish
Heat 2 Tablespoons oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
Add red pepper, onions and garlic.
Saute to soften stirring often, about 5 minutes.
Remove vegetables from the pan and add 1 Tablespoon oil to the pan.
Add chicken to the pan and begin to brown, stirring often, about 2-3 minutes.
When the chicken is about half way browned, add the vegetables back into the pan and cook for another t2 minutes.
Sprinkle with fajita seasoning and stir to coat.
Sprinkle on flour and stir to coat.
Add broth and heavy cream to the pan and stir to combine.
Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to medium low.
Simmer for 10 minutes to reduce and thicken.
Add cooked pasta and toss to combine cooking about another minute.
Top with green onions and crushed tortilla chips and serve immediately.
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