Chicken Fajita Rollups

Try your fajitas with a twist next time with these fajita rollups. Sometimes, I know I have already had enough grain servings in a day, but might want something like fajitas for supper….this is the perfect solution. Don’t get me wrong though, there is nothing wrong with your traditional fajitas in a tortilla shell. Remember, it is all about moderation! Just try to choose whole grain wraps.




Chicken Fajita Rollups


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  •  Juice of half a lime
  • 1 clove garlic,
  • minced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 red, yellow and green pepper, each, sliced


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, thyme, paprika, and cilantro. Set aside.
  2. Cut chicken lengthwise into two even slices. If uneven thickness, pound chicken until even and about 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Place chicken in a large resealable bag and pour marinade over. Ensure chicken is fully coated and allow chicken to marinade for at least 1 hour or leave overnight.
  4. Place marinated chicken on a baking pan lined with tinfoil. Place 6 slices of peppers in the middle of the chicken, roll up and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Brush tops of chicken with remaining marinade and bake at 375 for about 25 to 30 minutes or until juices are clear.


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