Chicken Fajitas

Fresh lime juice, paprika and chili powder make a delicious seasoning for the chicken in this dish. They make an easy weeknight dinner and are the perfect option for a crowd.
Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy





  • 1 tbsp Olive oil , extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • ½ tsp Paprika , smoked
  • ½ tsp Onion powder
  • ½ tsp Black pepper, freshly ground
  • ½ tsp Cumin , ground
  • To taste Salt


  • lbs Chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin


  • 1 tbsp Olive oil , extra virgin
  • 1 large Yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 Red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 Green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 8 Flour tortilla , 15 cm / 6” diameter
  • ½ cup Cheddar cheese, grated


  • In a large bowl, combine olive oil, lime juice, chilli powder, paprika, onion powder, black pepper, cumin and salt.
  • Cut chicken breast into strips and toss in spice mixture.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook for 3-5 minutes. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add olive oil. Saute onions until they become soft, about 2 minutes.
  • Add red and green bell peppers and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Return chicken back to skillet and stir to combine.
  • Squeeze lime juice overtop and serve on tortillas, with grated cheddar cheese.


  • To prevent overcrowding your pan, you may need to cook chicken in batches
  • Alternatively, you can use corn tortillas (remember they need to be heated) 
  • Garnish fajitas with toppings of your choice. Lettuce, tomatoes, salsa and sour cream all work well