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easy chicken fajita recipe with fajita seasoning
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Our Favorite Chicken Fajitas

Our Favorite Chicken Fajitas recipe is such an easy weeknight family meal that can be made faster than getting take-out delivery! They are super quick to make with minimal prep work and best served immediately from the sizzling hot skillet!
The fajita seasoning is a simple concoction of common everyday spices and is full of rich flavor! Always a winner in my house and devoured promptly without protest!
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-mex
Diet Low Calorie, Low Fat
Keyword alternatives for taco Tuesday, chicken fajitas weeknight meal, easy chicken fajita recipe with fajita seasoning, healthy chicken fajitas
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
na 0 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 639kcal
Author Christy
Cost $12


  • Large Skillet or Wok


  • 1 Lb Chicken Breast cut into strips
  • 1 Whole Green Pepper cut into strips
  • 1 Whole Red Pepper cut into strips
  • 1 Clove Garlic minced
  • 1 Medium Onion yellow all-purpose
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable oil or canola
  • ½ teaspoon  Salt kosher or Himalayan
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper ground finely
  • ¼ teaspoon Garlic Powder dried and granulated
  • ½ teaspoon Paprika Your favorite kind
  • ½ teaspoon Celery Seed or ground dried celery
  • ½ teaspoon  Cumin leveled
  • 6 6" Tortillas 6-inch made of flour
  • ½ Whole Lime opptional


  • Combine the spices. Place salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, celery seed and cumin into a bowl and mix well.
    chicken fajitas seasoning in a small red bowl
  • Coat the chicken strips with the seasoning using your fingers, firmly pressing it into the meat.
    Chicken Fajitas seasoning covered chicken strips.
  • Cut the pepper into strips and the onion into quarters and then into eighths. Also, mince fresh garlic.
    Green and red peppers sliced into strips and an onion cut into eighths
  • Preheat a large skillet over medium heat and add the oil to the pan. Once the oil is heated, add the minced garlic and seasoned chicken to the pan. Cook each side of the chicken strips for 2-3 minutes, until no longer pink. Remove the chicken from the pan leaving the oil behind. Place the meat in a bowl and set to the side.
    Chicken strips frying in a skillet
  • Add the cut peppers and onions to the oil and cook for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    Fresh cut veggies for chicken fajita dinner
  • Put the chicken back in the skillet with the vegetables, stir and cover. Stir occasionally for 8 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked.
    Squeeze fresh lime over the chicken and stir again before serving (optional).
    chicken fajitas weeknight meal in a skillet


Serve with your favorite toppings such as sour cream, shredded cheese, salsa and diced tomatoes!
2 Chicken Fajitas per serving.


Calories: 639kcal | Protein: 43.5g | Fat: 20.6g | Saturated Fat: 2.8g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Potassium: 794mg | Fiber: 4.6g | Calcium: 199mg | Iron: 5mg