Chicken fajitas are a popular Tex-Mex meal of juicy chicken with sauteed bell peppers and onion. This one pan recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican, TexMex
Keyword chicken fajitas
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
3small bell pepperspreferably of different colors
red pepper flakes
Peel and thinly slice red onion and peel and finely chop garlic cloves. Set aside.
Wash, deseed, and thinly slice bell peppers.
Season chicken thighs on both sides with sea salt, pepper, cumin, and red pepper flakes to taste.
Preheat a large skillet over medium heat, once hot ad a drizzle of avocado oil and then pan-fry chicken thighs for approx 8 minutes per side or until golden brown. Once browned and cooked through remove from the skillet and let rest on a plate.
Add a splash of soy sauce to deglaze the pan, then add onion and garlic and sautee until slightly soft.
Add sliced bell peppers to the skillet and stir-fry until desired softness.
Season bell peppers with another splash of soy sauce and juice of half a lime, then move everything to the side and return chicken thighs to the skillet to reheat about 1 minute.
Sprinkle with freshly chopped cilantro and more lime juice if desired. Enjoy!