Fajita Tacos


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 245.6
  • Total Fat: 9.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.7 mg
  • Sodium: 984.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 13.7 g

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Introduction

A great, low fat mexican meal with lots of spice! A great, low fat mexican meal with lots of spice!
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    3 medium chicken breasts
    2 cups onions, sliced
    2 tsp paprika
    2 tsp salt
    2 tsp cumin
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    corn tortillas
    2-1/2 tbsp olive oil

Directions

Heat oil on medium high and cook onions until browned.
Chop the chicken breasts into small, bite-sized pieces and add to onions.
Season with paprika, salt and cumin, making sure the chicken and onions are evenly coated. Cook until chicken is browned but tender.
Add minced garlic and cook for approximately 1 more minute. Reduce heat to low.
Heat another skillet and add one or two tortillas, depending on how big the skillet is. Heat until tortilla is lightly browned on each side.
Serve with sour cream, salsa, guacamole and/or hot sauce. Enjoy!!!

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TOUGHGIRL1983.

Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I cut the chicken in strips, omitted the salt and added the juice of 1/2 lime to create a marinade and let it sit at least an hour. Grilled the chicken [no oil] with onion slices and pepper strips. Way lower calories! Way flavor, fiber and veggies too! - 3/5/11


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    Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Really liked these....I normally don't measure the spices so I didn't put enough on the chicken. We added lettuce,tomato,shredded cheese and a little sour cream. They were a lot more filling than I thought they would be! - 5/19/09


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    Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    These were excellent! My boyfriend and I had them for dinner tonight. The only thing I did differently was that instead of cooking the chicken with the onions, I boiled the whole chicken breasts and then pulled the chicken. It worked great. - 1/9/08


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    Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I used 3.2 oz of the chicken mixture and 1 T. salsa for each tortillas and it makes 10 servings of 1 tortilla each. I deleted the salt totally, not needed for people with HBP. We need better tasting corn tortillas in our area, otherwise it was very good. Wonder if you could add green peppers, etc - 4/11/09


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great! - 12/10/08


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    O.K.
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I've made this but had to change the ingredients and tweak it a bit. I used an olive oil spray instead of all that oil and NO salt. Experiment with spices (esp. chili) and you won't need the salt. I used a whole wheat wrap instead of the tortilla and salsa instead of sour cream. - 12/28/07


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Spicy and tasty-- - 3/5/11


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Another great base recipe minus the salt. Thanks. - 3/5/11


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Delicious and very good when time is against you. - 3/5/11


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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Squeezing a lime (or lemon) wedge over the finished meal can help prevent the need for the salt. Slicing part of an avocado over the fajita can add healthy fats (in moderation). I love fajitas. - 3/31/09


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make! I left out the salt and it still had great flavor. - 1/4/08


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    Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Needs veggies ...onions, peppers, tomatoes. Fat free sour cream is a good choice - 12/29/07


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love mexican food. This was an exciting change. - 12/29/07


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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Too much salt and not enough veggies. I'm not a fan of corn tortillas, althought I know they're healthier than the wheat tortillas. - 12/28/07


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I loved this, but I left off the salt. That made it better on the sodium. nice summer meal. - 3/21/07


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very good will try again without salt - 3/25/09


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this was a yummy dinner that my whole family loved... - 2/5/08


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe! I love fajitas! - 1/21/08


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    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    sounds grrreat going to put this in my meal plan for sure - 1/2/08


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    Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    OMG! This was mouth-watering! - 1/2/08


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very goood - 12/31/07


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    Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    looks good..I'll probably just use one breast half, and cooking spray and top a lettuce salad. I'll also add red & green peppers strips! Thanks! - 12/30/07


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Might make it w/o the salt! That's more than a day's intake! - 12/27/07


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    mmmmmmm yummy stuff!!!!!!!! - 12/27/07


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    Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very good. - 12/27/07


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am going to make this, but I am going to add bell pepper strips, and jalepeno peppers! - 12/27/07


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    O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good. Must watch the add-ons Sour cream, guacamole as you will add lots of cals to this dish. I added more veggies green peppers, fresh tomatos and scallions. - 12/27/07


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    Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yummy - 3/18/07


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    fantastic loved it - 3/17/07


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very good! I love fajitas!! - 3/14/07


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very very tasty - 3/14/07


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    Great idea - 6/22/21


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    Nice. - 4/8/21


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    Very Good
    Thanks for sharing - 8/29/20


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    Incredible!
    excellent - 4/28/20


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    Good
    I am literally salivating! YUM! It was very good! - 2/19/20


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    My belovedís favorite! - 11/23/19


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    so good. - 11/14/19


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    It was okay. - 5/3/19


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    I loved them - 1/6/19


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    Incredible!
    This was really good. Hubby really loved them. - 11/18/18


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    These look good. I want to try after I shop. I think I will add green peppers in with the onion. - 10/25/18


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    Very Good
    Very good recipe. I would make this again. - 10/10/18


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    Very Good
    I didn't add any salt and added another lime. - 10/9/18


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    thank you - 10/3/18


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    thanks - 10/28/17


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    Good
    Yummy but did not use corn tortillas - 9/19/17


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    Good
    i played around with the spices and it came out great - 7/23/17


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    Very Good
    This is a nice recipe, just omit the salt and add juice of half a lime and 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes. Slices of avocado would finish it off just right. - 6/9/12


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    Incredible!
    I add peppers to my onions - 5/7/12


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    Very Good
    Cut chicken into strips, omit the salt and add juice of 1/2 lime to create a marinade and let it sit at least an hour. Grill the chicken [no oil] with onion slices and pepper strips. - 6/27/11


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    anyway to cut the sodium... and fat per serving??? - 3/6/11


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    Very Good
    Omit the salt. Added red and yellow bell pepper strips this was tasty and the family loved it. - 3/6/11


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    GOOD - 3/6/11


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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Will be trying this recipe very soon, looks great - 3/5/11


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    Incredible!
    YUMMY!!! - 3/5/11


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    WHEN IT COMES TO EATING THIS TAKES FIRST PRIZE . GOOD ENJOYABLE . - 3/5/11


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    Very Good
    a definite to do over and over again! - 3/5/11


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    Incredible!
    I also skipped the salt and a few more spices the flavor was still great. Wonderful recipe! - 3/5/11


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    I will rate after I try this - probably tomorrow. I use premium canned chick, too, that we get at our Sam's club. I also have some little pepper streak slices in the freezer so I can try it beef style. Just hafta go get the cumin and WHOLE WHEAT tortillas that I'll nuke to soften between paper towel - 3/5/11


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    Incredible!
    I would omit the salt, reduce the chicken and oil by at least half or just spray or spritz the pan with olive oil, add green pepper strips, and simmer all in about 1/2 c of beer. Use whole wheat tortillas as the wrap, top with shredded lettuce, salsa,and low fat Sargento's 4 cheese mexican cheese. - 3/5/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    TOO MUCH SALT. - 3/5/11


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! I am having it tonight! - 3/5/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Might try them. - 3/5/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    my family loves tacos im going to try this one sounds good - 7/19/10


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    Very Good
    Great flavor. Not sure if the nutritional info is correct. The chicken breasts I'm using from Costco have more cholesterol for a single serving. - 1/1/08


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is too much salt for me! I'd have to leave out the salt entirely. - 12/27/07


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    Bad
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    ok - 3/18/07


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love mexican food! - 3/18/07


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love fajitas! - 3/18/07


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Great
    - 3/15/07


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great calories on this recipe! - 3/14/07