Parchment-Baked Fajita Chicken

Craving Mexican food? This baked chicken recipe with peppers, salsa, and Mexican cheese blend is an easy way to recreate the same savory flavors you love without all the mess. You can easily whip up this recipe in one pan and bake — no stovetop needed!

Recipe courtesy of BuzzFeed


1 chicken breast
1/2 red pepper, sliced
1/2 yellow pepper sliced
1/4 red onion, sliced
3 tbsp salsa
1 tbsp Mexican cheese blend
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

 

2. Fold the parchment paper in half, then open up.

 

3. Thinly slice the peppers and onion and lay them on one half of the parchment paper.

 

4. Drizzle on oil and sprinkle on salt and pepper.

 

5. Lay the chicken on the peppers, season with salt and pepper, and spoon on salsa. Top with cheese.

 

6. Fold the parchment paper over the chicken, and cinch the paper together by folding it over itself along the edges.

 

7. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165˚F. Enjoy!

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