Healthy Recipes: Quick and Easy Chicken Fajitas

These chicken fajitas make for a great weeknight meal that are ready in no time for the whole family or a party of one!

Chicken Fajitas


8 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breasts, sliced into thin strips

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1/2 red bell pepper, sliced

1/2 green bell pepper, sliced

1/2 sweet onion, sliced

1 tsp. no-salt-added chili powder

1 tsp. ground cumin

1/2 tsp. dried oregano

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

3 Tbsp. lime juice

2 Tbsp. orange juice

4 (10- to 12-inch) low-salt whole wheat tortillas or 8 (6- to 7-inch) corn tortillas)

Optional toppings: shredded cheese, chopped fresh cilantro, chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce


  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring frequently until chicken is cooked through.
  2. While continuing to stir frequently, add red and green peppers and onions and cook until they begin to soften, about three to four minutes. Stir in chili powder, cumin, oregano, garlic powder, pepper, lime juice and orange juice, and cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Serve with tortillas and add cooked ingredients to your liking.

Serving Information

Serves 4.

Nutrition Information

Per serving (without toppings): 223 calories, 17 g protein, 8 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 15 g carbohydrates, 121 mg sodium (44 mg with corn tortillas). (Calories and protein will be raised 20 to 30 percent by the addition of cheese).