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Mexican Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful Mexican Chicken Fajitas

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken fajita recipe, chicken fajitas, how to make chicken fajitas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 140 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 lime

Fajita Seasoning

  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

For Serving

  • tortillas
  • sour cream
  • pico de gallo
  • avocado

Instructions

  1. Add the fajitas seasoning ingredients to a small mixing bowl and stir together.

  2. Generously sprinkle the fajita seasoning on both sides of the chicken and use your fingers press it into the chicken.

  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sear the chicken breasts for about 7-8 minutes on each side. Then remove them from the pan and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before slicing into strips.

  4. While your chicken is cooking, cut the bell peppers and onion into thin slices.

  5. Once the chicken is removed, saute the bell peppers and onion in the same skillet over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently.

  6. Add the chicken back into the skillet, add a squeeze of fresh lime juice and stir everything together.

  7. Serve immediately with tortillas and extra toppings such as sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole.