Keto chicken fajita bowl

Have it both ways. A warm and satisfying meal, and a fresh salad, rolled into one. Plus, it's keto AND amazingly delicious! Feast or fiesta? You decide.
Have it both ways. A warm and satisfying meal, and a fresh salad, rolled into one. Plus, it's keto AND amazingly delicious! Feast or fiesta? You decide.

Ingredients

4 servingservings
USMetric
  • 1 1 yellow onionyellow onions
  • 1 1 green bell peppergreen bell peppers
  • 3 oz. 75 g butter
  • 1½ lbs 700 g boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons Tex-Mex seasoning
  • 10 oz. 275 g Romaine lettuce
  • 5 oz. 150 g Mexican cheese
  • 2 2 avocadoavocados
  • 5 oz. 150 g cherry tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons 4 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup 225 ml sour cream (optional)

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Prepare the toppings: Tear the lettuce, chop tomatoes, dice avocados, and clean and chop the cilantro. Grate the cheese if not pre-shredded. Set aside.
  2. Slice onion and pepper fairly thin.
  3. On a separate cutting board with a clean knife, cut the chicken into thin strips.
  4. Fry the chicken in butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. When the chicken is almost cooked through, add onion, pepper and Tex-Mex seasoning.
  5. Lower the heat and continue to fry while stirring for a couple of minutes until the chicken is thoroughly cooked and the vegetables have softened just a bit.
  6. Place lettuce in a bowl and add the chicken mixture. Add shredded cheese, diced avocado, chopped tomatoes, fresh cilantro and perhaps a dollop of sour cream.

Tip!

A spoonful of your favorite salsa can be a nice addition. Also, feel free to substitute guacamole for the avocado in this fajita bowl.

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11 Comments

  1. Vince
    I always find bowls so much fun as meals. They're a simple way to make recipes keto and often look amazing as well. I love your recipe here - especially as it would be easy to make a kid-friendly version as well.
  2. Tamara
    Super duper simple, yet quite delicious. The sour cream takes it to another level, don't skip it :0)
  3. Rob
    Does anyone know the amount of kcals, fat & protein in the bowl per serving? It would be very helpful. Thanks.
    Reply: #9
  4. Trish
    yummy!
  5. Nikki
    Rob-
    I too have asked this question about calories, carbs, fiber, fat and protein for all of these recipes. I never get a response. Please share if you hear anything! Good luck.
    Reply: #7
  6. Margarita
    Do you cut out and discard the chicken skin and fat excess??
  7. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Nikki!

    We don't want to promote to much "counting" that's why we only have the carbs in gram (fat and protein in %).

    But we know about this demand for additional nutritional info and I think we will provide more info soon.

    Rob-
    I too have asked this question about calories, carbs, fiber, fat and protein for all of these recipes. I never get a response. Please share if you hear anything! Good luck.

  8. John
    What's Tex Mex seasoning please? I'm in the UK.
  9. Karen
    I plugged it into Verywellfit.com’s recipe nutrition calculator. I was astounded!! For 3 servings, this is the breakdown: Cal 942, Fat 68.1, Protein 67.2, Carbs 12. This is not a low carb meal. I’ve found the same problem with a couple if the other recipes from this page. Very disappointed.
    Reply: #10
  10. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Karen!

    We count net carbs (Total Carbs - Fiber)

    I plugged it into Verywellfit.com’s recipe nutrition calculator. I was astounded!! For 3 servings, this is the breakdown: Cal 942, Fat 68.1, Protein 67.2, Carbs 12. This is not a low carb meal. I’ve found the same problem with a couple if the other recipes from this page. Very disappointed.

  11. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Karen!

    We count net carbs (Total Carbs - Fiber) and E% .

    I plugged it into Verywellfit.com’s recipe nutrition calculator. I was astounded!! For 3 servings, this is the breakdown: Cal 942, Fat 68.1, Protein 67.2, Carbs 12. This is not a low carb meal. I’ve found the same problem with a couple if the other recipes from this page. Very disappointed.

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