Chicken Fajita Casserole

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Cheesy Chicken Fajita Casserole is a perfect dinner idea for busy weeknights. This is a staple chicken dinner recipe in our house. This casserole is packed with flavor and so quick to throw together! A delicious meal that is on the table in less than an hour.

Cheesy Chicken Fajita Casserole is a perfect dinner idea for busy weeknights. This is a staple chicken dinner recipe in our house.

Chicken Fajita Casserole

This chicken fajitas casserole is filled with peppers, cheese, and seasonings. If you’re looking to spice up your chicken dinners, this casserole is a great place to start. It’s a perfect meal-prep chicken dinner!

Chicken Fajita Casserole

Ingredients:

  • Shredded chicken
  • Instant rice
  • Cream cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Frozen stir fry vegetables
  • Canned diced tomatoes
  • Chicken broth
  • Fajita or taco seasoning
  • Mexican cheese, shredded
Casserole Ingredients

Chicken Fajita Casserole Recipe:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • To a large mixing bowl combine the chicken, rice, stir fry vegetables, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, and fajita seasoning. 
  • Mix in the cream cheese, sour cream, and half of the Mexican cheese. Stir well to combine. 
Casserole Ingredients
  • Pour into a 9×13 casserole dish. 
  • Cover and bake for 35 minutes. 
  • Uncover, sprinkle with remaining Mexican cheese and return to oven for an additional 10 minutes. 
  • Sprinkle with cilantro, more sour cream, salsa, avocado or garnishes of choice.
Casserole in baking dish

This chicken fajita casserole is delicious! Loaded with juicy chicken, peppers, cheese, and seasoned with fajita spices then baked to perfection. This quick dinner is equally wholesome, filling, and tasty. 

Cheesy Chicken Fajita Casserole is a perfect dinner idea for busy weeknights. This is a staple chicken dinner recipe in our house.

Serving Suggestions

This recipe is so versatile and fun to play around with. There are also lots of sides that taste amazing with this chicken fajita casserole!

  • Beans
  • Rice
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Tortillas: Make these fajitas into tacos, burritos, and quesadillas! Both corn and flour tortillas work well for this.
Cheesy Chicken Fajita Casserole is a perfect dinner idea for busy weeknights. This is a staple chicken dinner recipe in our house.

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Chicken Fajita Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Fajita Casserole is a perfect dinner idea for busy weeknights. Packed with flavor and so quick to throw together!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • 9×13 Inch Casserole Dish

Ingredients 

  • 4 cups shredded chicken, about 2-1/2 pounds or 3-4 breasts
  • 2 cups instant rice
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 8 ounces frozen stir fry vegetables
  • 10 ounces canned diced tomatoes
  • cup chicken broth
  • 1 packet fajita or taco seasoning
  • 2 cups Mexican cheese, shredded

Instructions 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • To a large mixing bowl combine the chicken, rice, stir fry vegetables, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, and fajita seasoning. 
  • Add the cream cheese, sour cream, and half of the Mexican cheese. Stir well to combine. 
  • Pour into a 9×13 casserole dish. 
  • Cover and bake for 35 minutes. 
  • Uncover, sprinkle with remaining Mexican cheese and return to oven for an additional 10 minutes. 
  • Sprinkle with cilantro or more sour cream. 

Additional Info


Kelly Dixon

The Blogette is a comfort food website designed to inspire you with easy recipes that are classic, simple, and delicious whether you’re cooking for yourself, family, or friends!


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4 Comments

  1. This turned out horrible. I made it as written and the rice would not completely cook, even after baking 1.5 hours. Why are there no reviews on this recipe?

  2. While I am not a big fan of casseroles many of my family members are and this one was a hit! Thank you for a great recipe.