Chicken Fajitas USDA Recipe for Schools

These Chicken Fajitas have diced chicken breast, combined with salsa, vegetables, Mexican spices and lime juice served in a whole grain tortilla.
NSLP/SBP CREDITING INFORMATION
1 fajita provides 2 oz equivalent meat, ¹⁄8 cup starchy vegetable, ¹⁄8 cup additional vegetable, and 1 oz equivalent grains.
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Ingredients
 

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)
    • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
    • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
    • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
    • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
    • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
    • - - Sugar
    • - - Canola oil
    • - - Paprika
    • 12 oz *Fresh limes
    • - - OR
    • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
    • 4 lb 11 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
    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
    • - - OR
    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
    • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
    • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
    • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
    • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
    • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
    • 2 Tbsp Sugar
    • ½ cup Canola oil
    • 2 tsp Paprika
    • 4 each *Fresh limes
    • - - OR
    • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
    • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

    100 Servings

      Weight

      • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
      • - - Ground black or white pepper
      • - - Garlic powder
      • - - Chili powder
      • - - Ground cumin
      • - - Ground oregano
      • oz Ancho chili powder
      • - - OR
      • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
      • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
      • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
      • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
      • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
      • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
      • - - Sugar
      • - - Canola oil
      • - - Paprika
      • 8 each *Fresh limes
      • - - OR
      • - - Fresh lime juice
      • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

      Measure

      • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
      • ¼ cup Chili powder
      • ¼ cup Ground cumin
      • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
      • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
      • - - OR
      • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
      • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
      • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
      • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
      • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
      • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
      • ¼ cup Sugar
      • 1 cup Canola oil
      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
      • 8 each *Fresh limes
      • - - OR
      • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
      • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

      Quantity
       

      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)
        • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
        • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
        • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
        • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
        • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
        • - - Sugar
        • - - Canola oil
        • - - Paprika
        • 12 oz *Fresh limes
        • - - OR
        • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
        • 4 lb 11 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
        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
        • - - OR
        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
        • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
        • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
        • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
        • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
        • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
        • 2 Tbsp Sugar
        • ½ cup Canola oil
        • 2 tsp Paprika
        • 4 each *Fresh limes
        • - - OR
        • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
        • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

        100 Servings

          Weight

          • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
          • - - Ground black or white pepper
          • - - Garlic powder
          • - - Chili powder
          • - - Ground cumin
          • - - Ground oregano
          • oz Ancho chili powder
          • - - OR
          • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
          • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
          • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
          • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
          • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
          • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
          • - - Sugar
          • - - Canola oil
          • - - Paprika
          • 8 each *Fresh limes
          • - - OR
          • - - Fresh lime juice
          • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

          Measure

          • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
          • ¼ cup Chili powder
          • ¼ cup Ground cumin
          • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
          • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
          • - - OR
          • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
          • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
          • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
          • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
          • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
          • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
          • ¼ cup Sugar
          • 1 cup Canola oil
          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
          • 8 each *Fresh limes
          • - - OR
          • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
          • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

          Ingredients
           

          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)
            • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
            • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
            • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
            • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
            • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
            • - - Sugar
            • - - Canola oil
            • - - Paprika
            • 12 oz *Fresh limes
            • - - OR
            • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
            • 4 lb 11 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
            • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
            • - - OR
            • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
            • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
            • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
            • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
            • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
            • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
            • 2 Tbsp Sugar
            • ½ cup Canola oil
            • 2 tsp Paprika
            • 4 each *Fresh limes
            • - - OR
            • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
            • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

            100 Servings

              Weight

              • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
              • - - Ground black or white pepper
              • - - Garlic powder
              • - - Chili powder
              • - - Ground cumin
              • - - Ground oregano
              • oz Ancho chili powder
              • - - OR
              • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
              • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
              • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
              • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
              • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
              • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
              • - - Sugar
              • - - Canola oil
              • - - Paprika
              • 8 each *Fresh limes
              • - - OR
              • - - Fresh lime juice
              • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

              Measure

              • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
              • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
              • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
              • ¼ cup Chili powder
              • ¼ cup Ground cumin
              • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
              • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
              • - - OR
              • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
              • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
              • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
              • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
              • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
              • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
              • ¼ cup Sugar
              • 1 cup Canola oil
              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
              • 8 each *Fresh limes
              • - - OR
              • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
              • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

              Quantity
               

              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)
                • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
                • - - Sugar
                • - - Canola oil
                • - - Paprika
                • 12 oz *Fresh limes
                • - - OR
                • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
                • 4 lb 11 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
                • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                • - - OR
                • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
                • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                • ½ cup Canola oil
                • 2 tsp Paprika
                • 4 each *Fresh limes
                • - - OR
                • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
                • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                100 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                  • - - Ground black or white pepper
                  • - - Garlic powder
                  • - - Chili powder
                  • - - Ground cumin
                  • - - Ground oregano
                  • oz Ancho chili powder
                  • - - OR
                  • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                  • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                  • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                  • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                  • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                  • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
                  • - - Sugar
                  • - - Canola oil
                  • - - Paprika
                  • 8 each *Fresh limes
                  • - - OR
                  • - - Fresh lime juice
                  • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                  Measure

                  • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                  • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
                  • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
                  • ¼ cup Chili powder
                  • ¼ cup Ground cumin
                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
                  • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                  • - - OR
                  • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                  • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                  • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
                  • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                  • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                  • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                  • ¼ cup Sugar
                  • 1 cup Canola oil
                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
                  • 8 each *Fresh limes
                  • - - OR
                  • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
                  • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  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)
                    • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                    • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                    • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                    • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                    • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
                    • - - Sugar
                    • - - Canola oil
                    • - - Paprika
                    • 12 oz *Fresh limes
                    • - - OR
                    • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
                    • 4 lb 11 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
                    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                    • - - OR
                    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                    • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                    • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
                    • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                    • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                    • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                    • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                    • ½ cup Canola oil
                    • 2 tsp Paprika
                    • 4 each *Fresh limes
                    • - - OR
                    • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
                    • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                    100 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                      • - - Ground black or white pepper
                      • - - Garlic powder
                      • - - Chili powder
                      • - - Ground cumin
                      • - - Ground oregano
                      • oz Ancho chili powder
                      • - - OR
                      • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                      • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                      • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                      • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                      • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                      • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
                      • - - Sugar
                      • - - Canola oil
                      • - - Paprika
                      • 8 each *Fresh limes
                      • - - OR
                      • - - Fresh lime juice
                      • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                      Measure

                      • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
                      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
                      • ¼ cup Chili powder
                      • ¼ cup Ground cumin
                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
                      • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                      • - - OR
                      • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                      • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                      • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
                      • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                      • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                      • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                      • ¼ cup Sugar
                      • 1 cup Canola oil
                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
                      • 8 each *Fresh limes
                      • - - OR
                      • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
                      • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                      Quantity
                       

                      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)
                        • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                        • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                        • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                        • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                        • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
                        • - - Sugar
                        • - - Canola oil
                        • - - Paprika
                        • 12 oz *Fresh limes
                        • - - OR
                        • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
                        • 4 lb 11 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
                        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                        • - - OR
                        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                        • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                        • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
                        • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                        • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                        • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                        • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                        • ½ cup Canola oil
                        • 2 tsp Paprika
                        • 4 each *Fresh limes
                        • - - OR
                        • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
                        • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                        100 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                          • - - Ground black or white pepper
                          • - - Garlic powder
                          • - - Chili powder
                          • - - Ground cumin
                          • - - Ground oregano
                          • oz Ancho chili powder
                          • - - OR
                          • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                          • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                          • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                          • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                          • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                          • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
                          • - - Sugar
                          • - - Canola oil
                          • - - Paprika
                          • 8 each *Fresh limes
                          • - - OR
                          • - - Fresh lime juice
                          • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                          Measure

                          • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
                          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
                          • ¼ cup Chili powder
                          • ¼ cup Ground cumin
                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
                          • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                          • - - OR
                          • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                          • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                          • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
                          • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                          • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                          • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                          • ¼ cup Sugar
                          • 1 cup Canola oil
                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
                          • 8 each *Fresh limes
                          • - - OR
                          • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
                          • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          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)
                            • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                            • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                            • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                            • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                            • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
                            • - - Sugar
                            • - - Canola oil
                            • - - Paprika
                            • 12 oz *Fresh limes
                            • - - OR
                            • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
                            • 4 lb 11 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
                            • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                            • - - OR
                            • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                            • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                            • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
                            • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                            • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                            • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                            • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                            • ½ cup Canola oil
                            • 2 tsp Paprika
                            • 4 each *Fresh limes
                            • - - OR
                            • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
                            • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                            100 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                              • - - Ground black or white pepper
                              • - - Garlic powder
                              • - - Chili powder
                              • - - Ground cumin
                              • - - Ground oregano
                              • oz Ancho chili powder
                              • - - OR
                              • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                              • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                              • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                              • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                              • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                              • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
                              • - - Sugar
                              • - - Canola oil
                              • - - Paprika
                              • 8 each *Fresh limes
                              • - - OR
                              • - - Fresh lime juice
                              • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                              Measure

                              • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                              • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
                              • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
                              • ¼ cup Chili powder
                              • ¼ cup Ground cumin
                              • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
                              • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                              • - - OR
                              • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                              • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                              • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
                              • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                              • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                              • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                              • ¼ cup Sugar
                              • 1 cup Canola oil
                              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
                              • 8 each *Fresh limes
                              • - - OR
                              • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
                              • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                              Quantity
                               

                              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)
                                • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
                                • - - Sugar
                                • - - Canola oil
                                • - - Paprika
                                • 12 oz *Fresh limes
                                • - - OR
                                • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
                                • 4 lb 11 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
                                • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                • - - OR
                                • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
                                • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                • ½ cup Canola oil
                                • 2 tsp Paprika
                                • 4 each *Fresh limes
                                • - - OR
                                • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
                                • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                100 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                                  • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                  • - - Garlic powder
                                  • - - Chili powder
                                  • - - Ground cumin
                                  • - - Ground oregano
                                  • oz Ancho chili powder
                                  • - - OR
                                  • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                  • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                  • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                  • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                  • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                  • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
                                  • - - Sugar
                                  • - - Canola oil
                                  • - - Paprika
                                  • 8 each *Fresh limes
                                  • - - OR
                                  • - - Fresh lime juice
                                  • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                                  Measure

                                  • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                                  • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
                                  • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
                                  • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                  • ¼ cup Ground cumin
                                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
                                  • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                                  • - - OR
                                  • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                  • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                  • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
                                  • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                  • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                  • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                  • ¼ cup Sugar
                                  • 1 cup Canola oil
                                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
                                  • 8 each *Fresh limes
                                  • - - OR
                                  • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
                                  • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  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)
                                    • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                    • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                    • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                    • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                    • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
                                    • - - Sugar
                                    • - - Canola oil
                                    • - - Paprika
                                    • 12 oz *Fresh limes
                                    • - - OR
                                    • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
                                    • 4 lb 11 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
                                    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                    • - - OR
                                    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                    • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                    • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
                                    • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                    • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                    • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                    • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                    • ½ cup Canola oil
                                    • 2 tsp Paprika
                                    • 4 each *Fresh limes
                                    • - - OR
                                    • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
                                    • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                    100 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                                      • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                      • - - Garlic powder
                                      • - - Chili powder
                                      • - - Ground cumin
                                      • - - Ground oregano
                                      • oz Ancho chili powder
                                      • - - OR
                                      • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                      • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                      • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                      • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                      • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                      • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
                                      • - - Sugar
                                      • - - Canola oil
                                      • - - Paprika
                                      • 8 each *Fresh limes
                                      • - - OR
                                      • - - Fresh lime juice
                                      • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                                      Measure

                                      • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                                      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
                                      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
                                      • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                      • ¼ cup Ground cumin
                                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
                                      • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                                      • - - OR
                                      • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                      • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                      • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
                                      • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                      • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                      • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                      • ¼ cup Sugar
                                      • 1 cup Canola oil
                                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
                                      • 8 each *Fresh limes
                                      • - - OR
                                      • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
                                      • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      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)
                                        • 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                        • 12 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                        • 2 lb 4 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                        • - - Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                        • 1 lb Canned low sodium salsa
                                        • - - Sugar
                                        • - - Canola oil
                                        • - - Paprika
                                        • 12 oz *Fresh limes
                                        • - - OR
                                        • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
                                        • 4 lb 11 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
                                        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                        • - - OR
                                        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                        • cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                        • 2¼ cups 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp *Fresh onions, diced
                                        • 1 qt 2 cups 3 Tbsp 2½ tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                        • 1½ cups 3 Tbsp 2 tsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                        • 1¾ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                        • 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                        • ½ cup Canola oil
                                        • 2 tsp Paprika
                                        • 4 each *Fresh limes
                                        • - - OR
                                        • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
                                        • 50 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8" (1 oz each)

                                        100 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 13 lb Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                                          • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                          • - - Garlic powder
                                          • - - Chili powder
                                          • - - Ground cumin
                                          • - - Ground oregano
                                          • oz Ancho chili powder
                                          • - - OR
                                          • oz Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                          • 1 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                          • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                          • 4 lb 8 oz Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                          • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                          • 2 lb Canned low-sodium salsa
                                          • - - Sugar
                                          • - - Canola oil
                                          • - - Paprika
                                          • 8 each *Fresh limes
                                          • - - OR
                                          • - - Fresh lime juice
                                          • 9 lb 6 oz Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)

                                          Measure

                                          • 3 gal 2 qt Frozen chicken strips,cooked, thawed
                                          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Ground white or black pepper
                                          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic powder
                                          • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                          • ¼ cup Ground cumin
                                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tssp Dried oregano
                                          • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                                          • - - OR
                                          • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                          • 3 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                          • 1 qt ½ cup 3 Tbsp *Fresh onions, diced
                                          • 3 qt ¼ cup 3 Tbsp 2 tsp Frozen corn, thawed, drained
                                          • 3¼ cups 3 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
                                          • cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                          • ¼ cup Sugar
                                          • 1 cup Canola oil
                                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Paprika
                                          • 8 each *Fresh limes
                                          • - - OR
                                          • 1 cup Fresh lime juice
                                          • 100 each Whole-grain tortillas, 8′′ (1 oz each)
                                          *See Marketing Guide

                                          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.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Cool to 41 °F or lower within 4 hours.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold at 41 °F or below.
                                          • Place marinated chicken in a large stock pot. Cook uncovered over medium–high heat for 2 minutes.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Set aside for step 9.
                                          • In a medium stock pot, add peppers and onions. Cook uncovered over medium–high heat until onions are translucent. Set aside for step 9.
                                          • In a medium stock pot, add corn, tomatoes, salsa, sugar, oil, paprika, and lime juice. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Set aside for step 9.
                                          • Combine chicken, peppers, onions, and corn mixture in a large bowl. Toss well.
                                          • Using a rounded No. 8 scoop, portion 1⁄2 cup 2⅓ tsp (about 4⅕ oz) chicken mixture on a tortilla. Spread filling on half of tortilla, and fold in other half like a taco. Place 25 fajitas on each steam table pan (12" x 20" x 2½").
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pan.
                                            For 100 servings, use 4 pans.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 135 °F or higher.
                                          • Serve 1 fajita.

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Chicken Fajitas USDA Recipe for Schools
                                          Amount Per Serving (1 fajita)
                                          Calories 267 Calories from Fat 54
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 6g9%
                                          Saturated Fat 2g13%
                                          Cholesterol 39mg13%
                                          Sodium 415mg18%
                                          Potassium 75mg2%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 28g9%
                                          Dietary Fiber 4g17%
                                          Total Sugars 2g2%
                                          Protein 17g34%
                                          Vitamin D 0IU0%
                                          Calcium 12mg1%
                                          Iron 0mg0%
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide
                                          50 Servings:

                                          Mature onions: 14 oz

                                          Green bell peppers: 10 oz

                                          Limes: 12 oz

                                          100 Servings:

                                          Mature onions: 1 lb 12 oz

                                          Green bell peppers: 1 lb 4 oz

                                          Limes: 1 lb 8 oz

                                          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 3⁄4 Cup (About 4 1⁄2 oz).
                                          Combine 1 Tbsp dried oregano, 1 Tbsp garlic powder, 1⁄4 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
                                          50 Servings:

                                          About 13 lb 2 oz (chicken mixture)

                                          About 1 gal 2 qt 2¹⁄4 cups/2 steam table pans (12" x 20" x 2¹⁄2")

                                          100 Servings:

                                          About 26 lb 4 oz (chicken mixture)

                                          About 3 gal 1 qt ¹⁄2 cup/4 steam table pans (12" x 20" x 2¹⁄2")