26-Minute Mexican Chicken Fajitas

26-Minute Mexican Chicken Fajitas | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Are you looking for an easy dinner recipe that is perfect for busy days? Look no further than this Mexican chicken fajitas by Downshiftology. What I love most about this recipe is that the chicken is juicy and perfectly seasoned. Sometimes pan-fried chicken breast recipes can be a bit bland, but if you put the right seasonings, it will turn into a delicious dish that everyone will surely love. This recipe is incredibly quick to prepare and ready in just 26 minutes!


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All you need is one pan to make this chicken fajitas at home! Plus, it only requires a few simple ingredients. For the spices, you need chili powder, ground cumin, garlic powder, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper. Do not forget the squeeze fresh lime before serving, as it adds a nice touch to your dish.

Serve it with tortillas or with your favorite toppings like pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, or cheese.

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Classic Mexican Chicken Fajitas Ingredients

  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 onion (thinly sliced)
  • 3 bell peppers (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 lime

For the seasoning:

  • 1/2 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper

For serving:

  • tortillas
  • sour cream
  • pico de gallo
  • avocado

How to Make Mexican Chicken Fajitas

Step 1:

In a small mixing bowl, add the seasonings and mix until well combined.

Classic Mexican Chicken Fajitas Ingredients
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Step 2:

Sprinkle the fajita seasoning on all sides and press into the chicken. Make sure to coat everything.

Step 3:

Place a large skillet over medium heat and the oil. Once hot, add the seasoned chicken breast and sear for about 7 to 8 minutes on each side.

Step 4:

While waiting for the chicken, cut the bell peppers and onions into thin slices.

Step 5:

Once the chicken is cooked, transfer it to a plate and let it sit for a couple of minutes. Add the bell peppers and onion and saute for 4 to 5 minutes over medium heat. Stir frequently. A few minutes before they are done, slice the chicken into strips then add back into the skillet.

How to Make Mexican Chicken Fajitas
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Step 6:

Squeeze fresh lime juice and mix everything together.

Step 7:

Serve right away with tortillas and your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

Easy Mexican Chicken Fajitas

26-Minute Mexican Chicken Fajitas

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