This Fajita Chicken Breasts Casserole is a winner winner chicken dinner that’s easy to prepare and packed with flavor! Tender chicken breasts are coated with a blend of spices, then baked to perfection with colorful bell peppers and onions. Topped with melted Mozzarella cheese and fresh cilantro, this casserole is a delicious and satisfying meal that’s sure to please the whole family.
To make this recipe, simply season the chicken with a mix of cumin, chili powder, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper. Arrange the chicken in a baking dish with the bell peppers and onion, then top with shredded cheese. Bake for 20-30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Serve this fajita chicken casserole over your favorite base, such as cauliflower rice, steamed vegetables, or zucchini noodles. And if you like a crispy top, broil it for a couple of minutes at the end. Trust us, this dish will become a regular on your dinner rotation!
4 cups boneless cooked chicken shredded
¾ cup sour cream
½ cups chicken broth
1 ¼ cup diced tomatoes
2 bell peppers sliced
1 yellow onion sliced
1 ½ cups Mexican cheese shredded and divided
1 cup panko
2 tbsp fajita seasoning
1 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
In a large bowl, add shredded boneless chicken, diced tomatoes, sliced bell peppers, onions, sour cream, and chicken broth, half of the shredded Mexican cheese, panko breadcrumbs, and fajita seasoning. Mix well.
Prepare the casserole dish by greasing it with cooking oil. Pour the mixture into the casserole dish and spread it evenly using the back of the spoon.
Place the casserole dish in a preheated oven for 15 minutes at 325 degrees F.
Two minutes before the timer goes up, take the casserole dish out of the oven, spread the leftover shredded cheese evenly on the top of the casserole. Place it back in the oven and let the cheese melt and get a golden color.
Once done, take the casserole out of the oven, and garnish it with freshly chopped cilantro. Enjoy!