Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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Chicken fajitas made with marinated chicken tenders, bell peppers, and onions.
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10 min COOK TIME
30 min PREP TIME
4 servings SERVINGS


  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound chicken tenders
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 large onion, sliced thin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • Toppings of choice, such as shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream, and guacamole


  • In large zipper-seal plastic bag, combine chile powder, salt, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, cornstarch, water, and 2 tablespoons oil. Carefully knead the bag to mix ingredients. Add chicken, bell peppers, and onion. Seal bag. Knead gently to coat all surfaces.
  • Place bag in refrigerator to marinate for 20 minutes.
  • When marinating is complete, heat remaining oil in large skillet over high heat. When hot, add chicken and vegetables, and cook until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are crisp-tender, about 6 to 8 minutes. Remove skillet from heat, and stir in lime juice.
  • Heat tortillas in microwave until warm, about 30 seconds. Spoon chicken and vegetables down center of tortillas, and roll up.
  • Serve with lettuce, cheese, salsa, sour cream, and guacamole, as desired.