Fajita Chicken Bake with Bell Peppers and Pepper Jack Cheese
Chicken and spices:
1.4 lb chicken breasts skinless boneless
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon smoked paprika
½ teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon olive oil
Veggies and Cheese:
3 bell peppers medium, thinly sliced (different colors – red, green, yellow)
4 oz canned mild diced green chiles
4 oz pepper jack cheese shredded
Preheat the oven to 400 F.
I used 1.4 lb of skinless boneless chicken breasts which were 2 large chicken breasts. I sliced each in half to create 4 smaller chicken breasts.
Season chicken with chili powder, smoked paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper. Add the chicken into a large oven-safe cast-iron skillet. Rub olive oil over the top of the chicken.
Layer thinly sliced bell peppers around the chicken, overlapping a little over the chicken. Top the bell peppers portion of the skillet with the canned green chiles.
Top the bell peppers with shredded pepper jack cheese. Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes or longer until the chicken is cooked through.