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chicken fajitas topped with avocado slices

Skillet Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Skillet chicken fajitas are an easy weeknight one-pan meal. This Tex-Mex favorite has healthy protein and fresh veggies all in one amazing yet simple dish.

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3.84 from 12 votes




  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic — minced
  • 1.5 lb free range organic chicken breast — cut into thin strips
  • 2 red bell peppers — sliced
  • 2 yellow bell peppers — sliced
  • 2 green bell pepper — sliced
  • 1 medium onion — sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper
  • Avocado slices for topping
  • Cilantro — chopped for garnishing


For the Fajita Seasoning

  1. Mixing all the ingredients from the fajita seasoning recipe in a small bowl. Set aside.

For the Chicken and Peppers

  1. In large bowl, add the chicken strips and half of the fajita seasoning. Mix all well to combine and set aside for about 15-30 minutes.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds but be careful to not burn it. Add the chicken and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Stir occasionally. Set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, pour more olive oil (if necessarand add onions, bell peppers and the rest of the fajita seasoning.
  4. Stir fry for 5-10 minutes on medium heat. The time will depend on how tender you prefer your veggies to be. Bring the chicken into the skillet again and mix everything well to combine.
  5. Top with cilantro and slices of avocado. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts do not include avocado. 
Course: dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Chicken, fajita, fajita chicken, Skillet Recipe

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 317, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 105mg, Sodium: 1365mg, Potassium: 476mg, Carbohydrates: 15g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 38g

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