Chicken and Rice Fajitas in Foil

35 Mins. Serves 4 Incredibly delicious and easy to prepare fajitas recipe with chicken, peppers, onions and rice all cooked in foil packets. So good! #STARFineFoods Ingredients: 4 large sheets of foil Cooking spray Fajitas seasoning mix 1 cup white minute rice 1 cup warm water 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 orange bell pepper, sliced 1 onion, sliced 1 tablespoons STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese 1/4 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese Lime juice
Optional Garnishes:
Sliced avocados Sour cream Cilantro Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400F.

Spray foil sheets with cooking spray and set aside.

Combine rice, water, and 1 tablespoons fajitas seasoning mix in a bowl; stir until well incorporated. Using a slotted spoon, divide the rice mixture evenly over each foil.

Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and rub with some of the fajitas seasoning mix and place the chicken over the rice.

Arrange peppers and onions on the sides of each chicken breast and drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil over all the ingredients.

Combine shredded cheeses and divide the cheese mixture evenly over each chicken breast.

Fold the sides of the foil over the chicken, covering completely; seal the packets closed.

Transfer the foil packets to a large baking sheet and bake for 30 to 33 minutes, or until chicken’s internal temperature reaches 165F.

Remove from oven and carefully open up the foils; put the packets under the broiler for 3 to 4 minutes. Once cool squeeze lime juice over food.

Garnish and serve.

Chicken and Rice Fajitas in Foil

Incredibly delicious and easy to prepare fajitas recipe with chicken, peppers, onions and rice all cooked in foil packets. So good! #STARFineFoods

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

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Ingredients

  • 4 large sheets of foil
  • Cooking spray
  • Fajitas seasoning mix
  • 1 cup white minute rice
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoons STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
  • Lime juice

  • Optional Garnishes:
  • Sliced avocados
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 400F.

2

Spray foil sheets with cooking spray and set aside.

3

Combine rice, water, and 1 tablespoons fajitas seasoning mix in a bowl; stir until well incorporated. Using a slotted spoon, divide the rice mixture evenly over each foil.

4

Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and rub with some of the fajitas seasoning mix and place the chicken over the rice.

5

Arrange peppers and onions on the sides of each chicken breast and drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil over all the ingredients.

6

Combine shredded cheeses and divide the cheese mixture evenly over each chicken breast.

7

Fold the sides of the foil over the chicken, covering completely; seal the packets closed.

8

Transfer the foil packets to a large baking sheet and bake for 30 to 33 minutes, or until chicken’s internal temperature reaches 165F.

9

Remove from oven and carefully open up the foils; put the packets under the broiler for 3 to 4 minutes. Once cool squeeze lime juice over food.

10

Garnish and serve.

1

Preheat oven to 400F.

2

Spray foil sheets with cooking spray and set aside.

3

Combine rice, water, and 1 tablespoons fajitas seasoning mix in a bowl; stir until well incorporated. Using a slotted spoon, divide the rice mixture evenly over each foil.

4

Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and rub with some of the fajitas seasoning mix and place the chicken over the rice.

5

Arrange peppers and onions on the sides of each chicken breast and drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil over all the ingredients.

6

Combine shredded cheeses and divide the cheese mixture evenly over each chicken breast.

7

Fold the sides of the foil over the chicken, covering completely; seal the packets closed.

8

Transfer the foil packets to a large baking sheet and bake for 30 to 33 minutes, or until chicken’s internal temperature reaches 165F.

9

Remove from oven and carefully open up the foils; put the packets under the broiler for 3 to 4 minutes. Once cool squeeze lime juice over food.

10

Garnish and serve.

Recipe developed by: http://Diethood.com

Prep Time: 10 Mins.

Cook Time: 35 Mins.

Total Time: 45 Mins.

Serves: 4

In This Recipe

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

Learn More Buy Now

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