♦ In a large skillet, sauté chicken in a bit of olive oil. Brown both sides and cook just until juices run clear. Remove from skillet to a plate or cutting board. SAVE juices!
♦ Slice chicken into thin slices, shred or chop into pieces as desired.
♦ Start preparing the pasta per package directions. Drain.
♦ Add veggies to the pan with oil as needed, sauté until tender crisp.
♦ Add chicken and juices back into the pan with veggies.
♦ Stir in fajita mix and water per package directions.
♦ Add chilies and tomatoes, do NOT drain.
♦ Stir in other seasonings to your taste, I’ve listed the spices and amounts that I used.
♦ Stir to mix and let it simmer for a minute or two.
♦ For a DAIRY-FREE dish: STOP here and serve over hot pasta now.
For a creamy, cheesy and more decadent version:
♦ Cut cream cheese into chunks and add to mixture, let melt and gently stir to blend.
♦ Stir in one package of shredded cheese, As it melts, add more as desired.
♦ Stir pasta into this cheesy/fajita mix. Add a bit a milk or broth to thin if needed.
You are literally making fajitas according to the package directions and adding a few other ingredients to turn them into a fast, fun, skillet meal. ENJOY!