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Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Crunchwrap Bake Recipe

If you’re looking for a meal that’s both delicious and easy to make, then look no further than this sheet pan chicken fajita crunchwrap recipe. This is an easy take on a copycat fast food recipe that takes all the flavors of classic fajitas and combines them into a crispy and satisfying wrap. It’s sure to please everyone at the dinner table.

Plus, with only a handful of ingredients and a sheet pan, this recipe is the perfect choice for busy weeknights or lazy weekends for the whole family.

At our house, we think this recipe is a combination of the fajita and quesadilla. If you have never had the chance to try a crunchwrap at a fast food place, you should. They are a great option for eating on the go.

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Crunchwrap Bake Recipe

Customize This Recipe

One of the best things about this chicken fajita crunchwrap is its versatility. You can customize it to your own tastes. Swap out the chicken for steak or shrimp, or by adding your favorite toppings like guacamole or sour cream.

And with a crispy tortilla shell that’s filled with tender chicken, sautéed peppers and onions, and melted cheese, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your household. So why not give it a try and see for yourself just how delicious and easy this recipe can be?

Crunchwrap, Fajita, Quesadilla, Taco: What’s the Difference?

With the wide variety of sandwiches available in Mexican cuisine, it can be confusing what you will be getting if you order one of these in a restaurant. Let us help clear things up a bit for you.

What is a Crunchwrap?

A Crunchwrap is a popular fast food item offered by the Mexican-inspired chain restaurant Taco Bell.

It is essentially a tortilla wrapped around various fillings, similar to a burrito, but with a unique hexagonal shape. The Crunchwrap consists of a large flour tortilla that is folded and sealed around a crispy tostada shell, which serves as the base.

Inside, it typically contains seasoned ground beef, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and a tangy sauce, such as Taco Bell’s signature “queso” or “nacho cheese” sauce. Add additional ingredients like sour cream or guacamole.

The tortilla is then folded and grilled, giving it a crispy outer layer. The crunchy wrap is known for its convenient handheld design. The combination of textures and flavors from the various ingredients. It has become a popular choice among fast food enthusiasts.

It is a combination of the best things we love about fajitas and quesadillas. Fill with with meat, onions, bell peppers and cheese. Next, bake until the tortilla shell is crispy.

Mexican Restaurant Copycat Crunchwrap

What are Fajitas?

Fajitas are a popular Tex-Mex dish. They typically consist of grilled or sautéed strips of marinated meat, usually beef, chicken, or shrimp.

Cook the meat with onions and bell peppers, giving it a flavorful and colorful appeal.

Serve Fajitas on a sizzling hot skillet or platter. Accompanied by warm tortillas and a variety of toppings such as salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and cheese.

Diners can assemble their own fajitas by filling the tortillas with the meat, peppers, onions, and toppings of their choice.

Delicious Chicken Fajita Crunchwrap

What are Quesadillas?

Quesadillas are a Mexican dish that involves a tortilla filled with melted cheese, along with other ingredients such as meat, vegetables, or beans.

The tortilla is usually folded in half to enclose the filling. Toast or Grill until the cheese is melty and gooey and the tortilla becomes crispy.

Make Quesadillas with a variety of fillings, including chicken, beef, shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, or a combination of ingredients.

Serve them as a snack, appetizer, or light meal. And can be accompanied by toppings like salsa, guacamole, or sour cream.

Sheet Pan Crunchwraps for a Crowd

What are Tacos?

Tacos are a Mexican dish consisting of a tortilla (corn or wheat flour). It is folded or rolled around a filling.

The filling can vary widely and may include ingredients such as seasoned meat (such as carne asada or grilled chicken), fish, shrimp, vegetables, or beans.

Garnish tacos with various toppings and condiments such as onions, cilantro, lettuce, salsa, guacamole, and lime juice.

Enjoy tacos as a quick snack or as a complete meal. They are versatile and easily customizable.


Fajitas focus on grilled or sautéed marinated meat (with onions and peppers), served with tortillas and toppings.

Quesadillas revolve around a tortilla filled with melted cheese (and other ingredients), folded and toasted or grilled.

Tacos consist of a tortilla wrapped around a filling of choice (meat, seafood, vegetables), with various toppings and condiments.

Crunchwraps are like a combination of fajitas and quesadillas. They have the delicious meat, onion, and peppers, but they also have the toasted or grilled crispy tortilla on the outside.

layering Chicken Fajita Crunchwrap

What to serve with Sheet Pan Fajita Chicken Crunchwrap Bake?

The chicken recipe is a flavorful and satisfying dish on its own. However, you can serve it with a variety of complementary side dishes to create a well-rounded meal.

Here are a few suggestions:

Mexican Rice. Prepare a side of traditional Mexican rice seasoned with spices like cumin, chili powder, and garlic. The rice will add a comforting element to the meal.

Refried Beans. Serve some creamy refried beans alongside the Bake. They are a classic Mexican side dish and pair well with the fajita flavors.

Guacamole and Salsa. Offer a fresh and vibrant guacamole dip and some salsa for dipping. They provide a cool and tangy contrast to the crispy and savory Crunchwrap.

Corn Salad. Prepare a refreshing corn salad by combining grilled corn kernels, diced bell peppers, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and a touch of olive oil. The salad adds a crunchy and colorful element to the meal.

Side Salad. A simple side salad with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, and a light vinaigrette dressing can provide a fresh and crisp balance to the meal.

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Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Crunchwrap Bake Recipe

If you’re looking for a meal that’s both delicious and easy to make, then look no further than this sheet pan chicken fajita crunchwrap recipe. This recipe takes all the flavors of classic fajitas and combines them into a crispy and satisfying wrap that’s sure to please everyone at the dinner table.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: chicken recipe, easy meals, sheet pan meal
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 711kcal

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  • 5 Bell Peppers Thinly sliced
  • 1 Large Onion Thinly sliced
  • 1 Pound Chicken Thighs or 4 thighs sliced thin
  • 2 Tablespoons Fajita Seasoning or one packet
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 8 Large Tortillas
  • 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese shredded, divided
  • 2 Cups Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips Crushed


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Slice and add to a sheet pan the bell peppers, onions, chicken, fajita seasoning, and olive oil. Mix to incorporate the oil and seasoning.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • While the chicken mixture is baking, cut tortillas in half. And arrange on another sheet pan. Placing half of them like puzzle pieces to cover the bottom of the pan.
  • Layering the ingredients. Next layer half the shredded cheddar, the cooked chicken, bell peppers, and onions. Then crunch the chips inside the bag and sprinkle on. Add the rest of the shredded cheese. Lastly, layer the rest of the tortillas over the top.
  • Place a sheet of parchment over to cover and another baking sheet for pressure.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Cut into squares or however you prefer.
  • Dip in sriracha mayo if desired.

Your Own Private Notes


Recipe Variations

Swap the chicken out for beef, shrimp, or pork.
We use cheddar cheese; however, a pepper jack, Monterey, or a Mexican cheese blend would work nicely.
Use your favorite dip.
Sriracha Mayo Dipping Sauce Recipe


Calories: 711kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 862mg | Potassium: 492mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2656IU | Vitamin C: 97mg | Calcium: 339mg | Iron: 3mg


You can find Victoria crocheting, quilting, and creating recipes. She has worked in restaurants for many years. Her many crochet patterns and quilt patterns are enjoyed by many. In her professional career, she has worked in management in a wide variety of businesses including higher education as a dean of a division. All the while attending college part-time to achieve her doctorate in higher education with an emphasis in e-learning.

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