Chicken Fajita USDA Recipe for Adults in CACFP

Chicken Fajitas are an easy and delicious Mexican recipe! A warm tortilla holds seasoned juicy chicken, sautéed pepper and onions, and toppings; finished with a squeeze of fresh lime!
CACFP Adult Portion Crediting Information
1 Fajita provides ½ cup vegetable (¼ cup additional vegetable, ⅛ cup red/orange vegetable, ⅛ cup starchy vegetable), 2 oz equivalent meat alternate, and 2 oz equivalent grains.
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Ingredients
 

25 Servings

    Weight

    • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
    • - - Ground black or white pepper
    • - - Garlic powder
    • - - Chili powder
    • - - Ground cumin
    • - - Dried oregano
    • - - Ancho chili powder
    • - - OR
    • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
    • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
    • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
    • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
    • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
    • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
    • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
    • - - Sugar
    • - - Canola oil
    • - - Paprika
    • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
    • - - OR
    • - - Lime juice, bottled
    • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

    Measure

    • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
    • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
    • 2 tsp Garlic powder
    • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
    • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
    • 1 tsp Dried oregano
    • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
    • - - OR
    • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
    • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
    • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
    • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
    • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
    • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
    • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
    • 1 Tbsp Sugar
    • ¼ cup Canola oil
    • 1 tsp Paprika
    • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
    • - - OR
    • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
    • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

    50 Servings

      Weight

      • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
      • - - Ground black or white pepper
      • - - Garlic powder
      • - - Chili powder
      • - - Ground cumin
      • - - Dried oregano
      • - - Ancho chili powder
      • - - OR
      • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
      • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
      • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
      • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
      • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
      • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
      • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
      • - - Sugar
      • - - Canola oil
      • - - Paprika
      • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
      • - - OR
      • - - Lime juice, bottled
      • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

      Measure

      • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
      • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
      • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
      • 2 tsp Dried oregano
      • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
      • - - OR
      • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
      • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
      • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
      • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
      • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
      • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
      • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
      • 2 Tbsp Sugar
      • ½ cup Canola oil
      • 2 tsp Paprika
      • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
      • - - OR
      • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
      • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

      Quantity
       

      25 Servings

        Weight

        • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
        • - - Ground black or white pepper
        • - - Garlic powder
        • - - Chili powder
        • - - Ground cumin
        • - - Dried oregano
        • - - Ancho chili powder
        • - - OR
        • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
        • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
        • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
        • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
        • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
        • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
        • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
        • - - Sugar
        • - - Canola oil
        • - - Paprika
        • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
        • - - OR
        • - - Lime juice, bottled
        • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

        Measure

        • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
        • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
        • 2 tsp Garlic powder
        • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
        • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
        • 1 tsp Dried oregano
        • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
        • - - OR
        • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
        • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
        • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
        • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
        • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
        • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
        • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
        • 1 Tbsp Sugar
        • ¼ cup Canola oil
        • 1 tsp Paprika
        • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
        • - - OR
        • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
        • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

        50 Servings

          Weight

          • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
          • - - Ground black or white pepper
          • - - Garlic powder
          • - - Chili powder
          • - - Ground cumin
          • - - Dried oregano
          • - - Ancho chili powder
          • - - OR
          • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
          • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
          • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
          • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
          • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
          • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
          • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
          • - - Sugar
          • - - Canola oil
          • - - Paprika
          • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
          • - - OR
          • - - Lime juice, bottled
          • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

          Measure

          • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
          • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
          • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
          • 2 tsp Dried oregano
          • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
          • - - OR
          • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
          • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
          • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
          • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
          • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
          • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
          • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
          • 2 Tbsp Sugar
          • ½ cup Canola oil
          • 2 tsp Paprika
          • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
          • - - OR
          • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
          • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

          Ingredients
           

          25 Servings

            Weight

            • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
            • - - Ground black or white pepper
            • - - Garlic powder
            • - - Chili powder
            • - - Ground cumin
            • - - Dried oregano
            • - - Ancho chili powder
            • - - OR
            • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
            • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
            • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
            • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
            • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
            • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
            • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
            • - - Sugar
            • - - Canola oil
            • - - Paprika
            • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
            • - - OR
            • - - Lime juice, bottled
            • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

            Measure

            • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
            • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
            • 2 tsp Garlic powder
            • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
            • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
            • 1 tsp Dried oregano
            • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
            • - - OR
            • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
            • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
            • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
            • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
            • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
            • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
            • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
            • 1 Tbsp Sugar
            • ¼ cup Canola oil
            • 1 tsp Paprika
            • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
            • - - OR
            • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
            • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

            50 Servings

              Weight

              • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
              • - - Ground black or white pepper
              • - - Garlic powder
              • - - Chili powder
              • - - Ground cumin
              • - - Dried oregano
              • - - Ancho chili powder
              • - - OR
              • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
              • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
              • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
              • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
              • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
              • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
              • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
              • - - Sugar
              • - - Canola oil
              • - - Paprika
              • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
              • - - OR
              • - - Lime juice, bottled
              • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

              Measure

              • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
              • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
              • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
              • 2 tsp Dried oregano
              • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
              • - - OR
              • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
              • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
              • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
              • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
              • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
              • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
              • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
              • 2 Tbsp Sugar
              • ½ cup Canola oil
              • 2 tsp Paprika
              • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
              • - - OR
              • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
              • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

              Quantity
               

              25 Servings

                Weight

                • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                • - - Ground black or white pepper
                • - - Garlic powder
                • - - Chili powder
                • - - Ground cumin
                • - - Dried oregano
                • - - Ancho chili powder
                • - - OR
                • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
                • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                • - - Sugar
                • - - Canola oil
                • - - Paprika
                • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                • - - OR
                • - - Lime juice, bottled
                • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                Measure

                • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                • 2 tsp Garlic powder
                • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
                • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
                • 1 tsp Dried oregano
                • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                • - - OR
                • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
                • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
                • 1 Tbsp Sugar
                • ¼ cup Canola oil
                • 1 tsp Paprika
                • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                • - - OR
                • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
                • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

                50 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                  • - - Ground black or white pepper
                  • - - Garlic powder
                  • - - Chili powder
                  • - - Ground cumin
                  • - - Dried oregano
                  • - - Ancho chili powder
                  • - - OR
                  • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                  • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                  • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                  • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
                  • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                  • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                  • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                  • - - Sugar
                  • - - Canola oil
                  • - - Paprika
                  • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                  • - - OR
                  • - - Lime juice, bottled
                  • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                  Measure

                  • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
                  • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                  • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
                  • 2 tsp Dried oregano
                  • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
                  • - - OR
                  • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                  • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                  • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                  • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
                  • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                  • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                  • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
                  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                  • ½ cup Canola oil
                  • 2 tsp Paprika
                  • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                  • - - OR
                  • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
                  • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                  Ingredients
                   

                  25 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                    • - - Ground black or white pepper
                    • - - Garlic powder
                    • - - Chili powder
                    • - - Ground cumin
                    • - - Dried oregano
                    • - - Ancho chili powder
                    • - - OR
                    • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                    • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                    • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                    • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
                    • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                    • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                    • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                    • - - Sugar
                    • - - Canola oil
                    • - - Paprika
                    • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                    • - - OR
                    • - - Lime juice, bottled
                    • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                    Measure

                    • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                    • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                    • 2 tsp Garlic powder
                    • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
                    • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
                    • 1 tsp Dried oregano
                    • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                    • - - OR
                    • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                    • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                    • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                    • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
                    • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                    • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                    • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
                    • 1 Tbsp Sugar
                    • ¼ cup Canola oil
                    • 1 tsp Paprika
                    • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                    • - - OR
                    • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
                    • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

                    50 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                      • - - Ground black or white pepper
                      • - - Garlic powder
                      • - - Chili powder
                      • - - Ground cumin
                      • - - Dried oregano
                      • - - Ancho chili powder
                      • - - OR
                      • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                      • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                      • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                      • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
                      • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                      • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                      • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                      • - - Sugar
                      • - - Canola oil
                      • - - Paprika
                      • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                      • - - OR
                      • - - Lime juice, bottled
                      • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                      Measure

                      • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
                      • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                      • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
                      • 2 tsp Dried oregano
                      • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
                      • - - OR
                      • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                      • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                      • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                      • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
                      • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                      • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                      • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
                      • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                      • ½ cup Canola oil
                      • 2 tsp Paprika
                      • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                      • - - OR
                      • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
                      • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                      Quantity
                       

                      25 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                        • - - Ground black or white pepper
                        • - - Garlic powder
                        • - - Chili powder
                        • - - Ground cumin
                        • - - Dried oregano
                        • - - Ancho chili powder
                        • - - OR
                        • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                        • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                        • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                        • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
                        • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                        • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                        • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                        • - - Sugar
                        • - - Canola oil
                        • - - Paprika
                        • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                        • - - OR
                        • - - Lime juice, bottled
                        • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                        Measure

                        • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                        • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                        • 2 tsp Garlic powder
                        • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
                        • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
                        • 1 tsp Dried oregano
                        • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                        • - - OR
                        • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                        • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                        • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                        • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
                        • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                        • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                        • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
                        • 1 Tbsp Sugar
                        • ¼ cup Canola oil
                        • 1 tsp Paprika
                        • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                        • - - OR
                        • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
                        • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

                        50 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                          • - - Ground black or white pepper
                          • - - Garlic powder
                          • - - Chili powder
                          • - - Ground cumin
                          • - - Dried oregano
                          • - - Ancho chili powder
                          • - - OR
                          • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                          • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                          • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                          • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
                          • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                          • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                          • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                          • - - Sugar
                          • - - Canola oil
                          • - - Paprika
                          • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                          • - - OR
                          • - - Lime juice, bottled
                          • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                          Measure

                          • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
                          • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                          • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
                          • 2 tsp Dried oregano
                          • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
                          • - - OR
                          • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                          • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                          • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                          • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
                          • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                          • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                          • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
                          • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                          • ½ cup Canola oil
                          • 2 tsp Paprika
                          • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                          • - - OR
                          • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
                          • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                          Ingredients
                           

                          25 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                            • - - Ground black or white pepper
                            • - - Garlic powder
                            • - - Chili powder
                            • - - Ground cumin
                            • - - Dried oregano
                            • - - Ancho chili powder
                            • - - OR
                            • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                            • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                            • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                            • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
                            • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                            • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                            • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                            • - - Sugar
                            • - - Canola oil
                            • - - Paprika
                            • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                            • - - OR
                            • - - Lime juice, bottled
                            • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                            Measure

                            • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                            • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                            • 2 tsp Garlic powder
                            • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
                            • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
                            • 1 tsp Dried oregano
                            • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                            • - - OR
                            • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                            • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                            • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                            • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
                            • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                            • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                            • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
                            • 1 Tbsp Sugar
                            • ¼ cup Canola oil
                            • 1 tsp Paprika
                            • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                            • - - OR
                            • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
                            • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

                            50 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                              • - - Ground black or white pepper
                              • - - Garlic powder
                              • - - Chili powder
                              • - - Ground cumin
                              • - - Dried oregano
                              • - - Ancho chili powder
                              • - - OR
                              • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                              • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                              • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                              • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
                              • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                              • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                              • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                              • - - Sugar
                              • - - Canola oil
                              • - - Paprika
                              • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                              • - - OR
                              • - - Lime juice, bottled
                              • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                              Measure

                              • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
                              • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                              • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
                              • 2 tsp Dried oregano
                              • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
                              • - - OR
                              • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                              • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                              • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                              • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
                              • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                              • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                              • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
                              • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                              • ½ cup Canola oil
                              • 2 tsp Paprika
                              • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                              • - - OR
                              • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
                              • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                              Quantity
                               

                              25 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                • - - Garlic powder
                                • - - Chili powder
                                • - - Ground cumin
                                • - - Dried oregano
                                • - - Ancho chili powder
                                • - - OR
                                • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
                                • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                                • - - Sugar
                                • - - Canola oil
                                • - - Paprika
                                • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                • - - OR
                                • - - Lime juice, bottled
                                • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                Measure

                                • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                • 2 tsp Garlic powder
                                • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
                                • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                • 1 tsp Dried oregano
                                • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                • - - OR
                                • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
                                • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
                                • 1 Tbsp Sugar
                                • ¼ cup Canola oil
                                • 1 tsp Paprika
                                • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                • - - OR
                                • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
                                • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

                                50 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                  • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                  • - - Garlic powder
                                  • - - Chili powder
                                  • - - Ground cumin
                                  • - - Dried oregano
                                  • - - Ancho chili powder
                                  • - - OR
                                  • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                  • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                  • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                  • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
                                  • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                  • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                  • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                                  • - - Sugar
                                  • - - Canola oil
                                  • - - Paprika
                                  • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                  • - - OR
                                  • - - Lime juice, bottled
                                  • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                  Measure

                                  • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
                                  • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                  • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                  • 2 tsp Dried oregano
                                  • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
                                  • - - OR
                                  • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                  • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                  • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                  • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
                                  • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                  • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                  • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
                                  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                  • ½ cup Canola oil
                                  • 2 tsp Paprika
                                  • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                  • - - OR
                                  • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
                                  • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  25 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                    • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                    • - - Garlic powder
                                    • - - Chili powder
                                    • - - Ground cumin
                                    • - - Dried oregano
                                    • - - Ancho chili powder
                                    • - - OR
                                    • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                    • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                    • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                    • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
                                    • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                    • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                    • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                                    • - - Sugar
                                    • - - Canola oil
                                    • - - Paprika
                                    • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                    • - - OR
                                    • - - Lime juice, bottled
                                    • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                    Measure

                                    • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                    • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                    • 2 tsp Garlic powder
                                    • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
                                    • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                    • 1 tsp Dried oregano
                                    • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                    • - - OR
                                    • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                    • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                    • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                    • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
                                    • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                    • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                    • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
                                    • 1 Tbsp Sugar
                                    • ¼ cup Canola oil
                                    • 1 tsp Paprika
                                    • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                    • - - OR
                                    • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
                                    • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

                                    50 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                      • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                      • - - Garlic powder
                                      • - - Chili powder
                                      • - - Ground cumin
                                      • - - Dried oregano
                                      • - - Ancho chili powder
                                      • - - OR
                                      • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                      • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                      • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                      • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
                                      • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                      • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                      • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                                      • - - Sugar
                                      • - - Canola oil
                                      • - - Paprika
                                      • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                      • - - OR
                                      • - - Lime juice, bottled
                                      • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                      Measure

                                      • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
                                      • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                      • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                      • 2 tsp Dried oregano
                                      • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
                                      • - - OR
                                      • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                      • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                      • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                      • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
                                      • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                      • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                      • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
                                      • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                      • ½ cup Canola oil
                                      • 2 tsp Paprika
                                      • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                      • - - OR
                                      • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
                                      • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      25 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 3 lb 4 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                        • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                        • - - Garlic powder
                                        • - - Chili powder
                                        • - - Ground cumin
                                        • - - Dried oregano
                                        • - - Ancho chili powder
                                        • - - OR
                                        • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                        • 8 oz *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                        • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                        • 8 oz *Fresh onions, sliced
                                        • 1 lb 12 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                        • 14 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                        • 14 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                                        • - - Sugar
                                        • - - Canola oil
                                        • - - Paprika
                                        • 6 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                        • - - OR
                                        • - - Lime juice, bottled
                                        • 3 lb 2 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                        Measure

                                        • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                        • 2 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                        • 2 tsp Garlic powder
                                        • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
                                        • 1 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                        • 1 tsp Dried oregano
                                        • 3 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                        • - - OR
                                        • 3 Tbsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                        • cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                        • 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                        • 2 cups *Fresh onions, sliced
                                        • 1 qt ¼ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                        • cups Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                        • 2 cups Canned low-sodium salsa
                                        • 1 Tbsp Sugar
                                        • ¼ cup Canola oil
                                        • 1 tsp Paprika
                                        • 6 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                        • - - OR
                                        • ¼ cup Lime juice, bottled
                                        • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8” (1 oz each)

                                        50 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 6 lb 8 oz Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                          • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                          • - - Garlic powder
                                          • - - Chili powder
                                          • - - Ground cumin
                                          • - - Dried oregano
                                          • - - Ancho chili powder
                                          • - - OR
                                          • - - Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                          • 1 lb *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                          • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                          • 1 lb *Fresh onions, sliced
                                          • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                          • 1 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                          • 1 lb 12 oz Canned low-sodium salsa
                                          • - - Sugar
                                          • - - Canola oil
                                          • - - Paprika
                                          • 12 oz *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                          • - - OR
                                          • - - Lime juice, bottled
                                          • 6 lb 4 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                          Measure

                                          • 1 gal 3 qt Frozen chicken strips, cooked, thawed
                                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic powder
                                          • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                          • 2 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                          • 2 tsp Dried oregano
                                          • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
                                          • - - OR
                                          • ⅓ cup 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Mix (See Notes Section)
                                          • 3 cups *Fresh red bell pepper, diced
                                          • 1 qt *Fresh green bell peppers, sliced
                                          • 1 qt *Fresh onions, sliced
                                          • 2 qt ½ cup Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                          • 1 qt 1 cup Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                          • 1 qt Canned low-sodium salsa
                                          • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                          • ½ cup Canola oil
                                          • 2 tsp Paprika
                                          • 12 each *Fresh limes, squeezed
                                          • - - OR
                                          • ½ cup Lime juice, bottled
                                          • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)


                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Combine chicken, pepper, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and ancho chili powder in a large bowl. Stir well. Cover tightly. Allow chicken mixture to marinate for 12-24 hours.
                                          • Place marinated chicken in a large stock pot. Cook uncovered over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Set aside for step 9.
                                          • Spray medium stock pot lightly with pan release spray and heat to medium high heat. Add peppers and onions. Sauté uncovered for 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
                                            Set aside for step 9.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 140 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • In a medium stock pot, add corn, tomatoes, salsa, sugar, oil, paprika, and lime juice. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes over medium heat. Stir occasionally. Set aside for step 9.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 140 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Combine chicken, peppers, onions, and corn mixture in a large bowl 1 qt 3 cups (3 lb 4 oz). Toss well.
                                          • Using a No. 16 scoop, portion ¼ cup (about 2¾ oz) chicken mixture on each tortilla. Spread filling on half of tortilla, and fold in the other half like a taco. Place 25 fajitas on each steam table pan (12” x 20” x 2½”).
                                            For 25 servings, use 2 pans.
                                            For 50 servings, use 4 pans.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.
                                          • Serve 2 fajitas.

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Chicken Fajita USDA Recipe for Adults in CACFP
                                          Amount Per Serving (2 fajitas)
                                          Calories 317
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 8g12%
                                          Saturated Fat 2g13%
                                          Cholesterol 45mg15%
                                          Sodium 448mg19%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 40g13%
                                          Dietary Fiber 5g21%
                                          Total Sugars 6g7%
                                          Protein 22g44%
                                          Potassium 360mg10%
                                          Vitamin C 26mg32%
                                          Vitamin D 3IU20%
                                          Calcium 123mg12%
                                          Iron 3mg17%
                                          Vitamin A 23mcg
                                          * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
                                          Marketing Guide 25 Servings:

                                          Fresh red bell pepper: 11 oz

                                          Fresh green bell pepper: 11 oz

                                          Fresh onions: 10 oz

                                          Fresh limes: 6 ea

                                          Marketing Guide 50 Servings:

                                          Fresh red bell pepper: 1 lb 6 oz

                                          Fresh green bell pepper: 1 lb 6 oz

                                          Fresh onions: 1 lb 4 oz

                                          Fresh limes: 12 ea

                                          Notes

                                          *See Marketing Guide for purchasing information on foods that will change during preparation or when a variation of the ingredients is available.
                                          Cooking Process #3: Complex Food Preparation.
                                          Mexican Seasoning Mix ¾ cup (about 4½ oz)
                                          Combine 1 Tbsp dried oregano, 1 Tbsp garlic powder, ¼ tsp ground cinnamon, 2 tsp sugar, 2 Tbsp chili powder, 1 Tbsp ground cumin, 1 Tbsp 2 tsp paprika, 1 Tbsp 2 tsp onion powder, 2 Tbsp dried minced onion, and 2 tsp salt.
                                          Yield / Volume 25 Servings:

                                          About 1 gal

                                          About 7 lb 15 oz/2 steam table pans

                                          (12” x 20” x 2½”)

                                          Yield / Volume 50 Servings:

                                          About 2 gal

                                          About 15 lb 14 oz/4 steam table pans

                                          (12” x 20” x 2½”)