Easy Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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Simple and easy are the way to go when it comes to dinner on busy week nights. Healthy is also an important factor to add into the equation.

When it comes to my go-to, favorite kind of food… It’d hands down be Tex-Mex. Chicken enchiladas, chicken tacos, ground beef tacos, fajitas… I love it all!

Chicken Fajitas are a simple, easy-to-fix meal that can also be quite healthy, depending on the ingredients you choose to add.

When it comes to week night dinner recipes, we love and need an easy dinner. Easy chicken recipes for the win! Cook a whole chicken in the slow cooker over the weekend; then make that chicken stretch. Chicken fajitas are one of our go-to meals; in fact, I could totally eat Tex-Mex all the time. Grab the recipe for deliciously Easy Chicken Fajitas!

When it comes to making meals with chicken, I really like to buy a whole chicken and then stretch it as far as I can for other meals. Sometimes I’ll even buy a whole chicken, cook it, and keep on hand a few days for sandwiches (so much better and healthier than lunch meat), chicken salad, and more.

Easy chicken recipes are the way to go.

Fajitas are one of those secondary meals we make after cooking a whole chicken. (We also love to make a big batch of Instant Pot Taco Chicken, perfect for fajitas.)

When it comes to week night dinner recipes, we love and need an easy dinner. Easy chicken recipes for the win! Cook a whole chicken in the slow cooker over the weekend; then make that chicken stretch. Chicken fajitas are one of our go-to meals; in fact, I could totally eat Tex-Mex all the time. Grab the recipe for deliciously Easy Chicken Fajitas!

Our favorite way to cook a whole chicken is by using the slow cooker. Plop that chicken in, add a few seasonings of choice, add some chicken broth, and you’ve got a tasty dinner.

To make fajitas, all you need are a few ingredients besides the chicken.

When it comes to week night dinner recipes, we love and need an easy dinner. Easy chicken recipes for the win! Cook a whole chicken in the slow cooker over the weekend; then make that chicken stretch. Chicken fajitas are one of our go-to meals; in fact, I could totally eat Tex-Mex all the time. Grab the recipe for deliciously Easy Chicken Fajitas!

You’ll need peppers and onions, avocados, cilantro, tomatoes, tortillas, and if you want… sour cream or yogurt.

When it comes to week night dinner recipes, we love and need an easy dinner. Easy chicken recipes for the win! Cook a whole chicken in the slow cooker over the weekend; then make that chicken stretch. Chicken fajitas are one of our go-to meals; in fact, I could totally eat Tex-Mex all the time. Grab the recipe for deliciously Easy Chicken Fajitas!

Below you’ll find the printable recipe. Enjoy!

When it comes to week night dinner recipes, we love and need an easy dinner. Easy chicken recipes for the win! Cook a whole chicken in the slow cooker over the weekend; then make that chicken stretch. Chicken fajitas are one of our go-to meals; in fact, I could totally eat Tex-Mex all the time. Grab the recipe for deliciously Easy Chicken Fajitas!

More Tex Mex recipes you may enjoy:

Fish Tacos with a Tzatziki Fish Taco Sauce

Chicken and Hummus Loaded Nachos in a Sheet Pan

Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

Yield: 5

Easy Chicken Fajitas

Easy Chicken Fajitas

Chicken fajitas are one of our go-to meals; in fact, I could totally eat Tex-Mex all the time. Grab the recipe for deliciously Easy Chicken Fajitas!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1/2 of a whole chicken, cooked
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 10-12 small peppers
  • 1/2 large onion
  • 2-3 avocados
  • Cilantro
  • Sour cream
  • Tomatoes
  • Tortillas

Instructions

  1. Dice onion and julienne peppers.
  2. Sauté onion in butter for 2-4 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Add peppers and sauté for another 5-10 minutes, or until tender but still very colorful.
  4. Shred chicken and mix with pepper/onion mixture if desired, keeping warm on low heat.
  5. Warm tortillas and layer ingredients. Add sour cream or yogurt, cilantro, avocado slices, and freshly diced tomatoes for extra flavor and garnish.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

5

Serving Size:

1 Servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 500 Total Fat: 32g Saturated Fat: 8g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 21g Cholesterol: 66mg Sodium: 149mg Carbohydrates: 36g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 12g Sugar: 11g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 23g

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