Lunch Meal Prep Recipes

Meal Prep Chicken Fajita Bowls

May 23, 2022

These meal prep chicken fajita bowls are an easy sheet pan meal prep full of flavor and color! Cauliflower rice, black beans, peppers, onions, and chicken seasoned in homemade fajita seasoning. Add any toppings as desired, such as salsa, avocado, cilantro, or fresh lime. These bowls are easy, budget friendly, ad stay fresh all week.

Meal Prep Chicken Fajita Bowls with avocado, sour cream, and cilantro
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chicken seasoned with fajita seasoning on a sheet tray

Chicken tossed in a homemade fajita seasoning

Cost Breakdown for the chicken fajita meal mrep bowls:

  • Peppers – $5
  • Onions – $1.42
  • Chicken – $5.82
  • Seasoning – $.87
  • Lime – $.85
  • Black Beans – $.89
  • Cauliflower Rice – $1.65 x 2 bags
  • Olive oil – $.96

Total: $19.11

Per serving (5 servings) – $3.82

meal prep containers with cauliflower rice, peppers, and onions

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Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a small mixing bowl combine the fajita seasoning, stir to combine.
  • Transfer peppers, onions, and chicken to a large sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and season with fajita seasoning, toss well to combine. Bake at 400 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F and peppers are tender. Allow to cool.
  • Fill each meal prep container with cauliflower rice and black beans. Evenly divide the pepper, onion, chicken mixture between the 5 bowls. Top with toppings as desired. Seal and store.

Notes:

* Substitute regular steamed rice for cauliflower rice if desired 

Meal Prep Chicken Fajita Bowls complete with toppings

Meal Prep Chicken Fajita Bowls

5 from 1 vote
Course: Lunch
Keyword: Chicken, Easy Lunch, Meal Prep
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 342kcal
Author: The Hearty Life
Cost: $
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Ingredients: 

  • 4-5 Large Bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 Medium Red onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 – 1 1/2 lbs. Boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 12 oz. Bags cauliflower rice
  • 1 15 oz. Can Black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Toppings, avocado, salsa, cilantro, fresh lime

Fajita seasoning:

  • 1 tbsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Onion powder
  • 2 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Mexican oregano
  • 1 tsp Cayenne pepper

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a small mixing bowl combine the fajita seasoning, stir to combine.
  • Transfer peppers, onions, and chicken to a large sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and season with fajita seasoning, toss well to combine. Bake at 400 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F and peppers are tender. Allow to cool.
  • Fill each meal prep container with cauliflower rice and black beans. Evenly divide the pepper, onion, chicken mixture between the 5 bowls. Top with toppings as desired. Seal and store.

Notes:

* Substitute regular steamed rice for cauliflower rice if desired 
 

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 serving | Sodium: 1292 mg | Calcium: 54 mg | Vitamin C: 176 mg | Vitamin A: 4648 IU | Sugar: 8 g | Fiber: 5 g | Potassium: 1264 mg | Cholesterol: 145 mg | Calories: 342 kcal | Trans Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Fat: 8 g | Protein: 51 g | Carbohydrates: 16 g | Iron: 3 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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