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Chicken Fajitas

Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword bell pepper, cheese, chicken, fajita, onion, poultry, tortilla
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 Tortillas


  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 4 limes divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 bell peppers thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 8 Tortillas

Possible Garnishes:

  • Sour cream
  • Avocados
  • Cilantro
  • Shredded Cheese


  • In a large bowl, whisk together paprika, cumin, juice from 1 lime, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Add the bell pepper slices, onion slices, and chicken slices. Set aside to marinate up to 30 minutes.
  • Heat a large skillet over high heat. Once thoroughly heated, use a large slotted spoon or tongs to add the chicken mixture. Stir often and cook until the peppers and onions soften and chicken is cooked through.
  • Divide among the tortillas, sprinkle with the juice of the remaining limes, and serve immediately with desired garnishes.