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grilled chicken fajitas with chicken strips, colorful bell pepper strips, and onions on a serving plate garnished with cilantro leaves
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Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Tender and juicy marinated chicken and a colorful trio of bell peppers and onions are grilled to perfection and served on warm tortillas.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken fajitas, grilled chicken breasts, tex-mex recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 168kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, about ½-inch thick
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 8 to 10 flour tortillas, (I use low carb tortillas)


  • In a mixing bowl combine olive oil, lime juice, and fajita seasoning; whisk to combine.
  • Pour the marinade in a large ziploc bag.
  • Add chicken breasts to the marinade; seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes, and up to an hour.
  • In the meantime, cut the peppers in half; discard the tops, seeds, and membranes.
  • Preheat outdoor grill to Medium Heat.
  • Clean the grill grates, then lightly oil the grill grates.
  • Remove chicken from marinade and shake off excess. Discard marinade.
  • Place chicken, peppers, and onions on the grill.
  • Cook, turning chicken, peppers, and onions occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink and veggies are tender; about 15 to 20 minutes. Chicken is done when the internal temperature registers at 165˚F.
  • Remove chicken, peppers, and onions from the grill; let chicken and veggies stand 5 minutes.
  • In the meantime, warm the tortillas on the grill for about a minute per side.
  • Cut chicken, peppers, and onions into strips; serve on tortillas.


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 490mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1467IU | Vitamin C: 112mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg