Chicken And Pepper Fajitas Recipe: SO EASY!

Chicken and pepper fajitas are so easy to make and everyone loves them! If you are looking for a recipe to bring into your rotation, consider adding this one to your mix. Only fresh ingredients and a few minutes of your time are needed to make this delicious chicken and pepper fajitas recipe.

Chicken and Pepper Fajitas

What You Need for This Chicken and Pepper Fajitas Recipe (Ingredients):

  • 2 pounds of chicken tenders
  • Orange, red, and green peppers (2 each)
  • 2 onions – sliced
  • 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 tbsp. Spanish paprika
  • 1 tbsp. of lemon-lime seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Cilantro
Chicken and Pepper Fajitas

Chicken and Pepper Fajitas Recipe Directions

Season your chicken with lemon-lime seasoning, Spanish paprika, salt, and pepper –  on all sides. In a skillet, add 3 tbsp. of olive oil and place on your stovetop at medium heat to high heat.

Once you start to hear the oil “pop”,  add your chicken and cook on high for 5 minutes until the tenders look crispy. Then rotate and cook for another 5 minutes.

Chicken and Pepper Fajitas

Reduce your heat to medium and cook on both sides for 12 minutes each and cook through. Place on the side once done. Remove the skin off your onion and chop into 1-inch slices. Remove the stem/seeds and slice your peppers 1-inch strips.

Add your peppers and onion to the pan add salt and pepper to taste. Cook on medium heat until tender. Turn off your heat on your stovetop and place the chicken back in the skillet heat on medium. Remove the stems off your cilantro and dice into small bits.

Slice your limes and squeeze the fresh juice all over the chicken and peppers. Add the cilantro on top of your chicken. Garnish with lime wheels cut in half. Enjoy.

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Chicken And Pepper Fajitas Recipe

Chicken And Pepper Fajitas Recipe

Cook Time: 22 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes

Chicken And Pepper Fajitas Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of chicken tenders
  • Orange, red, and green peppers (2 each)
  • 2 onions - sliced
  • 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 tbsp. Spanish paprika
  • 1 tbsp. of lemon lime seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Cilantro

Instructions

  1. Season your chicken with lemon-lime seasoning, Spanish paprika, salt, and pepper - on all sides.
  2. In a skillet, add 3 tbsp. of olive oil and place on your stovetop at medium heat to high heat.
  3. Once you start to hear the oil "pop", add your chicken and cook on high for 5 minutes until the tenders look crispy. Then rotate and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Reduce your heat to medium and cook on both sides for 12 minutes each and cook through. Place on the side once done.
  5. Remove the skin off your onion and chop into 1-inch slices.
  6. Remove the stem/seeds and slice your peppers 1-inch strips.
  7. Add your peppers and onion to the pan add salt and pepper to taste. Cook on medium heat until tender.
  8. Turn off your heat on your stovetop and place the chicken back in the skillet heat on medium.
  9. Remove the stems off your cilantro and dice into small bits.
  10. Slice your limes and squeeze the fresh juice all over the chicken and peppers.
  11. Add the cilantro on top of your chicken. Garnish with lime wheels cut in half.
  12. Enjoy.

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