Fajita-Stuffed Chicken

There is a video if you click on the link. Looks good. Haven't tried it yet.

Fajita-Stuffed Chicken
Adapted from buzzfeed.com
Fajita-Stuffed Chicken

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

3

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

3

servings

Adapted from buzzfeed.com

Ingredients

  • 2

    Tablespoons canola oil (for veggies)

  • 1

    red pepper, diced

  • 1

    green pepper, diced

  • 1

    yellow pepper, diced

  • 1

    onion, diced

  • 1

    teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 4

    ounces cream cheese

  • 1/2

    cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/2

    cup diced pepper jack cheese

  • 3

    boneless skinless chicken breasts

  • 2

    teaspoons salt

  • 2

    teaspoons chili powder

  • 2

    teaspoons cumin

  • 2

    teaspoons garlic powder

  • 3

    Tablespoons canola oil (for chicken)

  • Salsa, sour cream, and guacamole for serving

Directions

Heat the canola oil in a pan over high heat. Cook the peppers, onion, salt, and pepper until soft and slightly caramelized. Transfer the cooked veggies to a bowl. In the same bowl, mix in the cream cheese, cheddar, and pepper jack, stirring until evenly incorporated. Set aside. In a separate bowl, combine the chicken with the salt, chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder, evenly distributing the spices over the chicken. On a cutting board, slice a pocket in the chicken horizontally and fill the pocket with a heaping spoonful of the veggie mixture. Press the edges of the chicken together to seal in the filling. Repeat with the remaining chicken. Heat the canola oil in a pan over medium heat. Cook the stuffed chicken for five minutes on each side, until cheese is melted and chicken is cooked through. Serve with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole!

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