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20-Minute Skillet Roasted Chicken Fajitas

by Christina Cherrier – Updated Apr 10, 2021
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20-Minute Skillet Roasted Chicken Fajitas
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Skillet roasted chicken fajitas Recipe – If you love fresh and flavorful chicken fajitas this easy skillet version is just what you need! We use pre-cooked rotisserie chicken to make the fajitas so the prep is blazing fast. Dinner is ready on the table in 20 minutes or less, perfect for busy nights! These skillet chicken fajitas  recipe are a quick, easy, gluten-free, and paleo dinner. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the skillet roasted chicken fajitas

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Directions

1. To make the skillet chicken fajita recipe: In a large bowl add the shredded chicken, chili powder, paprika, onion powder, cumin, garlic powder, and salt and pepper. Give a quick stir and set aside.

2. In a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, bell peppers, and onion. Saute until the bell peppers are tender – about 5-7 minutes. Push to the side of the skillet.

3. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and seasoned chicken and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring regularly. Combine with bell peppers and onion, then cook 1 minute more.

4. Serve the skillet chicken fajitas in tortillas with cilantro and a squeeze of lemon juice. Enjoy!

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Tips for the skillet roasted chicken fajitas recipe

This chicken fajita recipe is super easy to make! The spice mix makes the roasted chicken extra flavorful while the peppers are perfectly tender-crisp!

  • These chicken fajitas just happen to be both gluten-free and paleo. You can enjoy the chicken fajitas with romaine lettuce, or even rice, instead of tortillas.
  • You add more toppings to the chicken fajitas. Great options are diced avocado, fresh chopped cilantro, lime juice, shredded Mexican cheese blend, sour cream, Greek yogurt, etc.

Can we make this chicken fajita recipe with fresh raw chicken?

This chicken fajita recipe is super quick because we use chicken that is already cooked, but yes of course you can use raw chicken! Cut chicken breasts in strips and marinate with spice just the same. Then cook chicken strips until no longer pink. You can count 10 more minutes to make the recipe.

How and how long to keep the chicken fajita leftovers

The Skillet Roasted Chicken Fajitas keep for up to 3 days in an airtight container in your refrigerator. Reheat gently in the microwave, with a few drops of water to loosen the sauce.

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