Fajita Recipes to Spice Up Your Dinner Routine
Chicken Fajitas in a Flash
Toss chicken, vegetables, and spices together on a sheet pan and broil for fast-fix chicken fajitas. This easy fajita recipe requires only about 15 minutes of broiling before it’s ready to serve—just the right amount of time to cut up an avocado, shred cheese, open the sour cream, or prep any other toppers.
Fall Vegetable Fajitas
Veg out, then add a good dose of beef for protein and savory flavor. Try our freeze-then-slice trick for perfect pieces to fill your steak fajita recipe. Grilled with peppers, onions, and zucchini, this Mexican dinner is low-calorie and satisfying all at once.
Flank Steak Fajita Burritos
For a grab-and-go meal, wrap all of your favorite fajita fixings in a large flour tortilla. Lime, OJ, and chipotle peppers perk up this beef fajita recipe so it's way more flavorful than anything you can build at a design-your-burrito restaurant. Don't forget the guacamole!
Salsa and Pork Fajitas
Grilled Chicken-Finger Fajitas with Peppers and Onions
If your family adores fast-food chicken fingers, they’ll surely gobble up this grilled chicken fajita recipe. Serve a build-your-own fajita spread to please picky eaters. Each diner can customize the level of spice by adding more (or no) grilled peppers and salsa.
Shrimp Fajita Grill Bread
Part shrimp fajita recipe, part pizza, this shrimp appetizer offers a taste of summer in each slice. With a seasonal mix of toppings, such as zucchini, tomatoes, and peppers, this makes a lovely light supper or satisfying hearty snack when you’re craving fajita flavors in a new way.
Test Kitchen Tip: The choice is yours for the crust that holds the easy fajita recipe toppings. Try flatbreads, naan, pitas, or flour tortillas.
Searching for the best fajita recipe to please everyone from those on a vegan diet to carnivores? Sliced portobellos taste surprisingly meaty once grilled—and mixed with sweet peppers and avocado inside a flour tortilla. Just serve the spicy mayo on the side so the egg-abstainers (yes, mayo is made with eggs) can steer clear.
Pineapple and chicken aren’t just a dream duo in Chinese takeout entrées. Grill the tropical fruit to add more natural sweetness and balance the heat of the jerk seasoning on the meat. This easy chicken fajita recipe looks and tastes like something you’d find at a Mexican restaurant, but it takes just 20 minutes start to finish.
Grilled Steak Fajitas
Crank up the heat with a 45-minute meal. It makes cookout cuisine possible even on a busy weeknight. This easy steak fajita recipe that includes perfectly charred tortillas and grilled peppers and onions can be cooked on your charcoal grill or on a grill pan if the weather isn’t quite so nice.
Chicken Fajita Chili
Kick up South-of-the-Border flavors with a store-bought fajita seasoning blend that tastes homemade when you jazz it up with chili powder and cumin. Everyone will be convinced you made the whole fajita seasoning recipe from scratch! This slow cooker chicken stew calls for frozen fajita vegetables so you can easily enjoy a taste of Mexico year-round—and in a budget-friendly, low-fuss way.
Steak Fajitas with Peppers
If your predinner schedule is jam-packed, this flank steak fajita recipe can be your supper savior. Toss together the meat and marinade the night before and refrigerate up to 24 hours. From there, it takes just 6 minutes (yes, really!) of cook time to get this fast-fix meal on the table.
Zesty Fajita Bites
Set and forget chicken thighs and seasonings in your slow cooker and allow to simmer all day. Then come appetizer o’clock, the filling for these chicken fajita snacks will be ready to wrap and roll alongside onions and peppers.
Test Kitchen Tip: If you’re all about your multicooker, flip to the pressure cooker function and enjoy this as an Instant Pot chicken fajita recipe.
Shredded Beef, Bean, and Corn Fajitas
Think pot roast meat is tough? You'll reconsider after you try it braised low and slow. Just pop the meat, broth, and seasonings into a slow cooker. Set and forget until dinnertime, then transform it into a super-succulent beef fajita recipe by sautéing with beans, corn, tomatoes, and chili powder. For the finishing touch, cool off the homemade fajita recipe with some crunchy cucumber-jicama salsa.