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Delicious simple chicken fajita recipe! In under 20 minutes, these perfectly seasoned chickens pair well with veggies for a dinner everyone will love. Without shell, carb free and 21 day fix approved
Simple Chicken Fajita Recipe: 21 Day Fix Approved
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Simple chicken fajitas are just the dinner recipe your family ordered! Created in under 20 minutes, perfectly seasoned chickens pair well with fresh veggies for a  simple chicken fajita recipe everyone will love. And when eaten without shells, becomes carb free and 21 day fix approved.

Course: dinner
Servings: 4 servings
Author: trisha haas
What You Need
  • 2-3 chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 1 white onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lime
  • variety of bell peppers
  • fresh cilantro
  • optional: mushrooms
  • olive oil
  • optional: soft shells
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. First prep your food. For me, this is always the longest part. Slice all your peppers into strips and cut up smaller pieces of onions. Make sure you have a variety of pepper colors, which provide not only a beautiful fajita but a great flavor.
  2. Now let's make the seasonings! Add your paprika, onion powder, pepper, salt, chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper. Stir. Now add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1/2 tablespoon of lime juice into mixture and stir.
  3. Pour your seasonings into a zip baggie and add your strips of chicken. Make sure all your strips are covered and let marinate.
  4. Add 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil in a cast iron pan and let warm to medium. Place your marinated chicken into the pan and let cook. Make sure you rotate your chicken and cook all the way through. Once done, pull from pan and place on plate. Cover with foil to keep warm.
  5. Now add another 1 tablespoon of olive oil to pan. Add in your sliced peppers and onions for approximation 3 minutes. Now put your chicken back into pan and stir to combine both chicken and veggies. Pull from heat.
  6. You can keep this carb free by serving in a bowl or feel free to add to a soft shell if you prefer. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro for color and taste.