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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, sweet peppers and onions and a spicy kick that will keep everyone coming back for seconds!

Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta Recipe

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!
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken fajita pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Jessy Freimann, The Life Jolie

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced (I also halved the slices)
  • 1/2 large red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed or chopped
  • 3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1 packet fajita seasoning (or around 2 1/2 Tablespoons of homemade fajita seasoning)
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 14.5 ounce can chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pound rotini pasta of your choice cooked to al dente as per package directions (or the pasta of your choice)
  • Sliced green onions for garnish
  • Crushed tortilla chips for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat 2 Tablespoons oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
  2. Add red pepper, onions and garlic.
  3. Saute to soften stirring often, about 5 minutes.
  4. Remove vegetables from the pan and add 1 Tablespoon oil to the pan.
  5. Add chicken to the pan and begin to brown, stirring often, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. When the chicken is about half way browned, add the vegetables back into the pan and cook for another t2 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with fajita seasoning and stir to coat.
  8. Sprinkle on flour and stir to coat.
  9. Add broth and heavy cream to the pan and stir to combine.
  10. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to medium low.
  11. Simmer for 10 minutes to reduce and thicken.
  12. Add cooked pasta and toss to combine cooking about another minute.
  13. Top with green onions and crushed tortilla chips and serve immediately.