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Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

Easy Chicken Fajitas are a quick weeknight dinner! Made on the stovetop or in the oven, this chicken fajita recipe is packed with flavor.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken fajita recipe, chicken fajita seasoning, chicken fajitas, how to make chicken fajitas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 308kcal
Author Lauren


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts about 3
  • 1 large yellow onion sliced
  • 3 bell peppers sliced (any color you like!)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fajita seasoning
  • salt *only needed if seasoning is salt free
  • fajita fixings tortillas, sour cream, tomatoes, salsa, etc..


Oven Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line half sheet pan with parchment paper or foil and set aside.
  • Trim any extra fat or cartilage off of chicken and slice across the grain into skinny strips. Place chicken, peppers, and onions onto the baking sheet. Toss with olive oil, seasoning, and salt.
  • Bake 20-30 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked and onions are tender.
  • Serve chicken and peppers with tortillas and any extra toppings desired.

Stovetop Directions

  • Trim any extra fat or cartilage off of chicken and slice across the grain into skinny strips. In a large nonstick skillet with high sides, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add onions, chicken and 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning. Stir as onions brown and chicken cooks through. After 5 minutes, the chicken should be cooked through and onions should be crisp-tender. Remove from pan.
  • Place pan back on the heat, add in other 2 tablespoons olive oil, peppers and last tablespoon of fajita seasoning. Fry until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Add in chicken and onions to the pepper mixture and stir to heat everything through another minute or two.
  • Remove from heat and serve hot with tortillas and any extra toppings desired.


Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 144mg | Potassium: 743mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2886IU | Vitamin C: 118mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 4mg