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. Easy, quick and SO GOOD!

Ingredients

4 large sheets of foil
cooking spray
Homemade 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.
Prepare the Fajitas Seasoning Mix.
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.
Place chicken over rice.
Arrange peppers and onions on the sides of each chicken breast.
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.
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.
Remove from broiler.
Squeeze lime juice over food.
Garnish and serve.

Source: Allrecipes.com

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