Mexican Chicken Fajita Bowl

Mexican Chicken Fajita Bowl

The perfect meal prep or quick weeknight dinner. Mexican Chicken Fajita Bowl is a healthy and delicious meal to make anytime. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken Fajita Bowl, chicken fajitas, Mexican Rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 410kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 pound chicken breasts (flattened to even thickness)
  • 3 bell peppers, seeded and sliced
  • 1/2 large red onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup salsa
  • optional toppings: shredded cheese, lime wedges, sour cream, and salsa


  • Cook brown rice in boiling water according to package directions. Set aside. 
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a sheet pan with foil or parchment. Place whole chicken breasts on one half of the sheet pan. Add the bell peppers and onions to the other side. Drizzle the chicken, peppers and onions with oil and sprinkle on taco seasoning. Bake for 20-25 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Once cooked, tent with foil and set aside for five minutes, then cut chicken into strips. 
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked brown rice with the black beans and salsa. 
  • To serve, add a scoop of brown rice and some diced chicken. Serve with toppings and more salsa if desired. 


This is a great make ahead meal that's perfect for meal prep. Prepare the entire dish, portion into to-go containers and reheat for a quick and easy meal.