Chicken Fajitas in a Flash


Try this hands-off chicken fajita recipe on a busy weeknight to have a complete Mexican dinner recipe on the table in just over 30 minutes. Just add a side of guacamole!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Broil Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
8 fajitas


  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoon lime juice

  • 3 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 4 teaspoon chili powder

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 4 cup red, green, yellow, and/or orange sweet pepper strips

  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced

  • 8 7-8 inch flour tortillas, warmed

  • Desired toppings, such as pico de gallo, chopped avocado, and/or sour cream


  1. Preheat broiler. For sauce, in a medium bowl combine first seven ingredients (through salt). Remove 1/4 cup of the sauce. Add chicken to remaining sauce, turning to coat.

  2. In a 15x10-inch baking pan combine sweet peppers and onion. Drizzle with reserved 1/4 cup sauce. Top with chicken.

  3. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat 15 to 18 minutes or until chicken is done (165°F) and vegetables are charred, turning chicken once.

  4. Slice chicken. Serve chicken and vegetables in tortillas with toppings.

    Chicken Fajitas in a Flash
    Blaine Moats

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

671 Calories
35g Fat
57g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 671
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 1039mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 201.2mg 1,006%
Calcium 191mg 15%
Iron 5.8mg 32%
Potassium 871mg 19%
Folate, total 95.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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