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Chicken Fajita Recipe

Lil' Luna
Slathered in seasoning, sizzling Chicken Fajitas are on the table in 30 minutes. They are bursting with flavor!!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8
Calories 151 kcal


For the seasoning mix:

  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin

For the fajitas:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast cut into strips
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 green pepper sliced
  • 1 red pepper sliced

For serving:

  • Fajita sized flour tortillas warmed
  • Sour cream
  • Cheese
  • Salsa
  • Chopped cilantro


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the corn starch, chili powder, salt, paprika, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and cumin. Add one tablespoon of olive oil and the lime juice, and whisk to combine. Add the chicken breast to the seasoning mixture and toss to combine.
  • Heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and peppers to the skillet, and cook, stirring frequently, until softened. Remove the vegetables from the skillet. Add the chicken to the hot skillet, and cook for 8-10 minutes, until tender and cooked through. Add the vegetables back into the skillet, stir, and cook for one additional minute to warm the vegetables.
  • Serve hot with tortillas and desired toppings.


Calories: 151kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 19gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 400mgPotassium: 419mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 848IUVitamin C: 34mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 1mg
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