Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

Let your slow cooker do the cooking so you can come home to a flavorful meal that your family will love. For just under 250 calories and only 5 SmartPoints, you and the family can enjoy this Mexican-inspired meal.

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  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 3 hours on high or low for 6 hours
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Serving size: 2 fajitas

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green Chilies
  • 16 low-carb, high-fiber whole wheat tortillas, original size

Instructions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, stir together the cumin, chili powder, red chili flakes, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and black pepper.
  2. Place half of the sliced onions and peppers on the bottom of the slow cooker, and the chicken on top of that.
  3. Sprinkle half of the seasoning mix over the chicken, flip the chicken with tongs and sprinkle the remaining seasoning on the chicken.
  4. Add the rest of the onions and peppers, squeeze in the juice of 1 lime, and pour in the Rotel.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours, or high for 3 hours.
  6. Take the chicken out and slice or shred it, then add it back to the slow cooker for 10-15 minutes on low.

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Nutrition Information

  • Per Serving: (2 fajitas)
  • Calories: 249
  • Calories from fat: 56
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Sodium: 897mg
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Fiber: 16g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Protein: 34g
  • WWP+: 7
  • SmartPoints: 4

The nutrition content of recipes on 1KRecipe.com has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.

Source: SkinnyMom.com

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