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Three chicken fajitas on a wooden cutting board with sour cream and guacamole on the side
5 from 9 votes

Easy Chicken Fajitas

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: 30 minute recipe, chicken fajitas, sheet pan meal
Servings: 4
Calories: 490kcal
Author: Christina Hitchcock

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs - cut into strips
  • 1 10 oz can diced tomatoes with green chilies (such as Ro*Tel) - drained
  • 1 medium onion - sliced
  • 2 large bell peppers - seeded and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons Homemade Taco Seasoning Blend
  • 12 flour tortillas - warmed to serve

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Coat a sheet pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Spread chicken and vegetables on a large rimmed sheet pan in an even layer.
  • In a small bowl combine the oil and seasoning blend.
  • Drizzle the spice mixture over the chicken and veggies and toss to coat.
  • Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
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Notes

  • Cut all of the veggies first. If you cut the vegetables before the chicken, you can get away with only using one cutting board and knife.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled. If you're making fajitas for a crowd, you can easily double this recipe.  Make sure you use a second sheet pan if you double the recipe so that the ingredients aren't crowded.
  • Try different proteins. Feel free to swap out the chicken thighs for any protein you like.  Depending on what you choose, you may have to adjust the cooking time, though.
  • Use a meat thermometer.  Never wonder if you're chicken is cooked through.  Use a meat thermometer to be absolutely sure.  This is my favorite one.
  • Speed up the recipe by preparing everything ahead of time.  If you're short on time, you can easily chop all of the veggies and chicken ahead of time and keep them in the fridge until you're ready.
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