Quick & Easy Mexican Chicken Fajitas

Quick & Easy Mexican Chicken Fajitas

Quick & Easy Mexican Chicken Fajitas from Starts At Eight

There seem to be few recipes that our entire family can agree on.  Much to our surprise these Mexican Chicken Fajitas were a hit with everyone in our house.  They were quick to make, not super spicy, but super flavorful!

Serves: 6


  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast (cut into 1/2 inch strips)
  • 1 green bell pepper (cut into thin strips)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut into thin strips)
  • 4 Tbsp fresh lime juice

Ingredients to Serve With:

  • 3 limes cut in wedges for serving
  • 16 soft tortilla shells
  • 1 jar of salsa
  • shredded lettuce
  • shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a Ziplock bag combine chili powder, salt, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, cornstarch, water, 4 Tbsp of oil, chicken and bell peppers.  Knead contents to coat all evenly.  Then refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  2. Using remaining 2 Tbsp of oil, heat in large nonstick skillet.
  3. Empty contents of bag into the skillet and cook on medium-high heat until chicken is cooked through, about 10-12 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and add lime juice.
  5. Serve with the ingredients in the Ingredients to Serve with section above.