Chicken Fajitas Casserole

Prep Time10minutes mins Cook Time25minutes mins Total Time35minutes mins Course: Dinner Cuisine: Mexican Keyword: chicken casserole, chicken casserole recipe, chicken fajitas, chicken fajitas recipe, chicken fajitas seasoning, how to make chicken fajitas, mexican chicken casserole Servings: 4 Calories: 604kcal


  • Stove
  • Oven


  • 1 pound cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 small red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened, cut up into pieces for easier mixing
  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fajita seasoning mix
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • fresh cilantro or parsley, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350˚F. Lightly grease a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray; set aside. Shred the baked chicken breasts and then transfer to a large mixing bowl; set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet set over medium-high heat. Add strips of peppers and onions to the hot oil; sprinkle with salt and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until softened. Stir frequently.
  • Remove from heat and add to the chicken. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine cream cheese, HALF of shredded cheese, fajitas seasoning mix, salt, and pepper; mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Add cream cheese mixture to the chicken and peppers; mix until everything is well combined.
  • Transfer chicken mixture to previously prepared baking dish and sprinkle with remaining shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly, and cheese is melted. Remove from oven and garnish with chopped cilantro or parsley. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 604kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 194mg | Sodium: 813mg | Potassium: 661mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2051IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 489mg | Iron: 2mg
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