Chicken Fajita Meal-Prep Bowls

Chicken Fajita Meal-Prep Bowls

Recipe by Sandra MyersCourse: LunchCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Chicken Fajita Meal Prep Bowls are served with cauliflower mash to create a complete low-carb lunch for the whole week. It’s also whole30, paleo and gluten-free!


  • For the fajita seasaoning
  • ½ tablespoon chilli powder

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • For the chicken and peppers and onions
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon garlic — minced

  • 1.5 lb free range organic chicken breast — cut into thin strips

  • 2 red bell peppers — sliced

  • 2 yellow bell peppers — sliced

  • 2 green bell pepper — sliced

  • 1 medium onion — sliced

  • 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper

  • Mashed cauliflower — optional


  • First, make the fajita seasoning by mixing all the ingredients from the fajita seasoning recipe in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add the chicken strips and half of the fajita seasoning. Mix well and set aside for about 15 minutes.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the chicken and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add more olive oil (if necessary) and add onions, bell peppers and the rest of the fajita seasoning.
  • Stir fry for 5-10 minutes on high heat. The time will depend on how tender you prefer your veggies to be.
  • Meal Prepping
  • Place an even amount of chicken fajita, the veggies and cauliflower mashed into 4 or 5 (depends on the size of your container) different glass containers. Cover with the lid and place in the fridge for up 4 days. Heat in the microwave for about 1.5 or 2 minutes. The time will depend on the power of your microwave.

Nutrition Facts

5 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories324
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 15g 24%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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