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Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Packed with fresh greens, these Chicken Fajitas are tender, crisp and can totally be prepped ahead of time, allowing you to have dinner ready in no more than 25 minutes! Minimal time and little effort but delicious results!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken fajita recipe, chicken fajitas, fajita recipe, fajitas
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 503kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 16 oz skinless boneless chicken breast
  • 7 oz bell pepper 2 medium, sliced
  • 7 oz onion 2 medium, thinly sliced
  • 3 oz avocado 1/2 medium, thinly sliced
  • 6 flour tortillas

Instructions

  • In a plate, add chili powder, cumin powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix together.
    Mix the seasoning blends
  • In this plate, season chicken with the spice mixture, about 2 teaspoons. Let marinate for 15 minutes.
    season the chicken
  • Heat a cast iron pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil on medium heat. Sear the chicken on both sides until golden, charred and cooked through (about 6-8 minutes on each side).
    sear the chicken
  • Transfer the chicken to a plate, and slice into strips.
    Slice the chicken into strips
  • Heat the pan with olive oil, add bell peppers and onions. Stir-fry until the veggies are tender. Season with the spice blend and lime juice.
    Stir-fry the vegetables
  • Warm tortillas in the oven on low heat (285°F) for 3 minutes. Remove.
    Warm the tortillas
  • Fill the warm tortillas with the chicken, avocado and veggie mixture above. Add more of your favorite toppings. Enjoy!
    Fill the tortillas with the chicken and vegetables

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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 503kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 538mg | Potassium: 754mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2119IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg