New Mexican chicken fajitas with bell pepper and onion

In order to bring you the best organic produce, some ingredients may differ from those depicted.

New Mexican chicken fajitas with bell pepper and onion

New Mexican chicken fajitas with bell pepper and onion

Soy-Free, Protein Plus

2 Servings, 620 Calories/Serving

20 Minutes

For our Southwestern-inspired fajitas, chicken is simmered with our house-made puree of juicy tomatoes, New Mexican chiles, and Mexican oregano. Don’t forget a squeeze of lime!

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
Sunbasket is proud to source the organic ingredients indicated below. On the rare occasion we are unable to meet our organic promise, we'll put a note in your bag.
  • 1 organic yellow onion
  • 1 organic red or other bell pepper
  • 10 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast strips
  • Sunbasket Southwestern salsa (water - tomatoes - EVOO - tomato paste - garlic - kosher salt - dried New Mexican chiles - coriander - dried Mexican oregano)
  • 1 organic lime
  • 4 or 5 sprigs organic fresh cilantro
  • 6 Mi Rancho Artisan tortillas
  • ¼ cup organic Greek yogurt

Nutrition per serving

Calories 620, Total Fat 18g (23% DV), Sat. Fat 2.5g (13% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 80mg (27% DV), Sodium 1100mg (48% DV), Total Carb. 69g (25% DV), Fiber 13g (46% DV), Total Sugars 10g (Incl. 0g Added Sugars, 0% DV), Protein 42g
Contains: Milk, Wheat

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛; teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten.

*Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans, Sesame.


2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use


Prep and cook the vegetables

  • Peel and thinly slice enough onion to measure 1 cup [2 cups].
  • Remove the stem, ribs, and seeds from the bell pepper; cut the pepper into ¼-inch-wide strips.
In a large frying pan over high heat, warm 2 teaspoons [1 TBL] oil until hot but not smoking. Stir in the onion and cook until just starting to char, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the bell pepper, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to char and soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Do not clean the pan.


Prep and cook the chicken

  • Cut a small corner from the chicken packaging and drain off any excess liquid. Transfer to a plate; pat dry with a paper towel. Season with salt and pepper.
In the same pan used for the onion and pepper, warm 1 to 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Add the chicken and cook, stirring once or twice, until lightly browned but not yet cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the Southwestern salsa, bring to a simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
While the chicken cooks, prepare the garnishes and heat the tortillas.


Prep the garnishes; warm the tortillas

  • Cut the lime into wedges.
  • Coarsely chop the cilantro.
On the stovetop directly over a flame, or in a dry medium frying pan over medium heat, warm the tortillas, turning once, until just pliable and warmed through, about 30 seconds per side. Transfer to a clean kitchen towel, cover, and keep warm.


Set out the tortillas, chicken, onion and pepper, lime wedges, cilantro, and yogurt and invite everyone to assemble their own fajitas.
Kids Can!
  • Measure the onion.
  • Help set out the fajita ingredients.
  • Assemble their own fajitas.