Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

Ready in 30 minutes

Spicy chicken wrapped in warm tortilla with onion and peppers.

"Perfect! Made these for lunchtime and this easy recipe did the job better than I expected, I got applause! I dislike overmuch 'nouveau' ingredients like truffle oil or basalmic in foods like these. Keep it clean, simple, and authentic and you have got a winner. This is by far the best chicken fajita recipe on BigOven; I know because I browsed them all!"

- JRowler

Top-ranked recipe named "Chicken Fajitas"

4.8 avg, 63 review(s) 92% would make again


Are you making this? 
8 8-inch round tortillas
3 skinless boneless chicken breast halves; cut into 3/4 inch strips
1 tablespoon bottled hot sauce
3 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin; ground
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 large onion; cut in half and sliced thinly
1 small yellow pepper; seeds removed and sliced into strips
1 small red pepper; seeds removed and sliced into strips
3 tablespoons canola oil; divided
1/2 cup salsa
1/2 cup sour cream
1 lime; cut into wedges

Original recipe makes 4



Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wrap the tortillas in foil and heat in oven for 15 minutes or until warm.

Meanwhile, pour the hot sauce over the chicken strips and toss to evenly distribute the sauce. In a small bowl, mix chili powder, cumin, salt and garlic powder. Sprinkle the spice mixture over the chicken strips, tossing them to evenly coat the pieces. Set aside.

In a large frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil and fry the onion over medium heat, about 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned and softened.

Set onions aside and using the same skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil and fry the pepper strips, about 7-8 minutes. Add peppers to the onions.

Using the same skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat and cook the chicken strips, stirring frequently for about 5 to 6 minutes.

Mix the chicken strips with the onions and peppers. Serve with warm tortillas, salsa and sour cream. Have guests assemble their own fajita to avoid tortillas getting soggy and garnish with wedge of lime.


Added on Award Medal
Verified by stevemur

Chicken Fajitas photo by weckle weckle

so yummy! photo by steff2469 steff2469

photo by jimenaandaustin jimenaandaustin

photo by Annatn Annatn

Smells delicious! photo by michellewebbboyle michellewebbboyle

See 5 more photos
Calories Per Serving: 582 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Recipe Links

"I recommend pairing it (i.e., SIMULTANEOUSLY) with this recipe  Trying this combo for a little change to using tortillias." bobochess bobochess

"I recommend pairing it (i.e., SIMULTANEOUSLY) with this recipe  " weckle weckle

"A variation on this recipe  The easiest fajita recipe ever! Serve with tortillas and your favorite fajita toppings if desired." Firebyrd Firebyrd

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Reviews for Chicken Fajitas All 63 reviews

I'd rate it:

sign in to add your comment



Add yours!

Easy to make and very good. Added some mushrooms for extra taste. Look forward to making this again.
savannahchase 2 months ago
Was great. Just used a few dashes of the hot sauce cause my little eaters won't touch spicy. Also used venison steak cause that's what I had on hand but it was really good!
sarahanaruk 3 months ago
Loved it so much I saved it :-)
MrsTashaC 5 months ago
this is so delicious. I use the Mexican bottle of hot sauce found in the Hispanic foods aisle, it adds a different flavor than just regular hot sauce. We love this recipe so much that we make tacos and enchiladas using this base recipe.
dee265 6 months ago
This was very good. Make for the family. As one reviewer said, quick and easy and everyone loved it
teresaeason 7 months ago
diamondtownsend 7 months ago
Tried this last night and it was amazing. Definitely a great dish
corybennett1911 9 months ago
Excellent! Very quick and easy.
Emt852 11 month ago
Very good!
fatkidluvscake 11 month ago
nikae123 1 year ago
Add unlimited recipes. Organize in custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free