Chicken Fajita Pita. This recipe is versatile – use whatever veggies you have on hand and whatever fajita toppings you prefer — just get a little creative!
I don’t know about you, but sometimes it’s really easy for me to get into a boring routine when it comes to weeknight dinners. Just because I write a food blog doesn’t mean that I don’t get stuck in a rut sometimes, especially on weeks when work has been hectic and I arrive home too tired to get very excited about cooking dinner. When that happens, I look for simple meals (trying to avoid copping out at the drive-thru) like Chicken Fajita Pitas. What I love about this dinner is that I don’t even have to turn on the stove!
Season chicken breasts with a little olive oil and Weber’s Kickin’ Chicken spice then toss on the grill. Add a few sliced peppers and onions in a grill pan, then stuff it all in a pita pocket and eat! This recipe is versatile — use whatever veggies you have on hand and whatever fajita toppings you prefer — just get a little creative! Top with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes or jarred salsa, sour cream, cheese, taco sauce…you name it! I decided to top mine with Avocado Salsa, another quick and easy option.
This creative and delicious pita would make a great option at your next football party or tailgate, too.
- 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts
- 2 large onions, thickly sliced
- 3-4 bell peppers, red or orange, sliced
- Weber's Kickin' Chicken spice
- 2 =3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
- 6 pita pocket rounds, cut in half
- Salsa, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, for serving if desired
- Preheat grill to medium high heat.
- Brush chicken breasts with some olive oil, then sprinkle both sides with Weber's Kickin' Chicken spice. Use the amount for your desired heat -- more spice, more heat. Grill chicken until juices run clear, usually 15-20 minutes. Allow to rest 5 minutes, then thinly slice chicken..
- Slice veggies and toss with olive oil to coat lightly. Place in a grill pan and cook until veggies are lightly charred and tender.
- To serve, stuff pita pockets with chicken and grilled veggies. Garnish with lettuce and other toppings as desired.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 407 Total Fat: 10g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 70mg Sodium: 455mg Carbohydrates: 47g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 8g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 32g