Fajita Chili

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Our weeknights are always hectic, how about yours? I’m all about easy, balanced, one-pot meals like this fajita chili made with Knorr® Rice Sides ™. You need just 8 ingredients and 30 minutes to whip up this bold & flavorful dish. Simple, right?!

Grab a package of Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ – Spanish Rice and get cooking! This is a meal our whole family loves, even our toddler. It’s packed full of protein, veggies and lots of flavor without being spicy, which is always a plus.

I think you’re going to love this tasty twist on their Hearty Chili Chicken & Rice! It’s definitely going to be a regular for us! For more simple & tasty recipes go HERE!

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Fajita Chili with Knorr Rice Sides Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Delicious Fajita Chili recipe - so simple and flavorful!
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 331 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into thin strips
  • 1 tbsp Mexican seasoning blend sodium free
  • 2 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 medium onion dived
  • 2 red and/or green bell peppers chopped
  • 32 oz low-sodium chicken broth divided
  • 1 package Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ - Spanish Rice
  • 4 cups low-sodium pinto beans and or black beans, drained and rinsed


  • SEASON the chicken with Mexican blend. In a large saucepan or Dutch-oven set over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. When the oil is hot, add the chicken and stir occasionally, until the chicken is cooked, about 5 minutes. Add the bell pepper and onions, cook for 3 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • HEAT the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil in same pan, add 2 cups of the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add the Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ - Spanish Rice and prepare according to package directions (cover and simmer for 7 minutes).
  • STIR in the chicken/onion and pepper mix, along with the beans and remaining chicken broth. Bring to a low boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve, if desired, with sour cream, shredded cheese, chopped cilantro, lime wedges and tortilla strips.

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  1. What a genius idea to combine the flavors of 2 favorite dishes into one! 🙂 And I love how easy this chili is to make too.