Rooster Fajita Skillet Quinoa Bake – What’s Gaby Cooking

A really clever man (aka my greatest buddy Matt) mentioned that you simply can not dwell your greatest life with out guacamole. And I’m 100% on board with that. But additionally you actually can’t dwell your greatest life with out salsa, cheese and fajitas so in honor of that…. let’s make a Rooster Fajita Skillet Quinoa Bake! Chicken Fajita Skillet Quinoa Bake from (@whatsgabycookin)

You guys understand how a lot I really like consuming out of a bowl proper? I imply I wrote a whole chapter on bowls in my cookbook for crying out loud! I’ve related emotions about cooking every little thing in an enormous ‘ol skillet and serving it straight outta the pan. It makes issues simple and that’s precisely what this Rooster Fajita Skillet Quinoa Bake is!

Chicken Fajita Skillet Quinoa Bake from (@whatsgabycookin)

It’s every little thing you’re keen on about fajitas, blended with some quinoa (you may additionally use rice or pasta if that’s extra your jam), doused with salsa, topped with loads of cheese after which baked to perfection. It’s PERFECT for any weeknight meal and it’s unimaginable as leftovers! Prime it with some guacamole and name it a day!

Rooster Fajita Skillet Quinoa Bake


For the Fajita Combination

  • 1 lb boneless skinless rooster breasts
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon floor cumin
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon purple pepper flakes
  • 1 poblano pepper medium cube
  • 1 purple bell pepper medium cube
  • 1 yellow pepper medium cube
  • 1 purple onion medium cube

For the remainder of it…

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups shredded cheese divided
  • 1 ½ cups chipotle salsa
  • Kosher salt and pepper to style
  • Finely chopped scallions as wanted
  • Slice the rooster breasts into cubes, about 1 inch. Mix the lime juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, cumin, chili powder and purple pepper flakes in a bowl and whisk to mix. Add the rooster and marinate for 1 hour.

  • Warmth a big forged iron skillet over excessive warmth. Add a tablespoon of olive oil. Add the rooster combination, marinade included, and sauté till totally cooked. Utilizing a pair of tongs, take away the rooster from the skillet and add the greens. Sauté till tender and charred. Add the rooster again into the forged iron skillet and toss to mix. Take away from warmth and put aside.

  • In the meantime, preheat the oven to 375 levels F. Prepare dinner the quinoa in response to the bundle instructions. As soon as cooked, take away from warmth and switch the cooked quinoa into a big bowl. Fold within the rooster fajita combination, 1 ½ cups of the shredded cheese, and salsa. Season the whole combination with salt and pepper and stir to mix.

  • Flippantly spray a big skillet with non-stick spray, and switch the combination into the baking dish. Prime with the remaining shredded cheese and bake for about 20 minutes till the highest layer of cheese is bubbly and melted. Take away the baking dish from the oven and garnish with inexperienced onions and serve.

5 Suggestions from a Non-public Chef e mail collection

Get my newest recipes + my bonus 5 Suggestions From a Non-public Chef e mail collection

Cooking Home Cooking