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Erin Chase's Chicken Fajita Melts

Try This Delicious Weeknight Meal

PHOTO: Erin Chases chicken fajita melt is shown here.
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Servings:4
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

This simple and inexpensive meal is a bit hit with the kids.

Erin Chase is the author of "The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook" and "The $5 Dinner Mom Does Breakfast and Lunch," the founder of $5 Dinners.com and OneDishDinners.com and and she is the co-Founder of Savvy Blogging and The Savvy Blogging Summit.

Ingredients

  • 1 large loaf French bread
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon fajita seasoning
  • 12 oz. bag frozen peppers and onion blend
  • 1 teaspoon fajita or taco seasoning
  • About 1/4 cup salsa
  • 4 slices Pepper Jack cheese
  • Fresh fruit…orange slices for us ($.50)
  • Cooking Directions

    Slice the bread open lengthwise and then cut into fourths.

    Season the chicken breasts with the fajita or taco seasoning and sauté or grill on both sides until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Let cool slightly, then slice into thin strips.

    Sauté the frozen peppers and onions with some fajita seasoning for about 3-5 minutes, or until the water has cooked off.

    To assemble, spread the salsa on each of the bottom slices of bread. Add the grilled chicken slices, then the sautéed peppers and onion, then top with the cheese slice.

    Microwave or put under the broiler to melt the cheese.

    Serve Chicken Fajita Melts with fresh fruit.

    Recipe courtesy of Erin Chase.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: french bread, chicken breasts, fajita seasoning, cheese, fresh fruit

    Course: Dinner

    More Info: Kids Friendly


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