Chicken Fajita Tacos Recipe

Chicken Fajita Tacos are the perfect twist to taco night at home.
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  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 15 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings OR 4 servings and 2 leftover servings

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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1½ cups sliced red and/or green bell peppers
  • 1 cup sliced onions
  • 1 cup water
  • 3¾ tablespoons OR 1½ Dinner Mixer packets Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning
  • 12 6-inch flour or corn tortillas, warmed (8 tortillas if using Dinner Mixer)
  • Taco toppings such as shredded lettuce, Pico de gallo, guacamole, shredded cheese, sour cream

cooking methods

  • Stovetop


  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, peppers and onions. Sauté until chicken is cooked through, about 5-6 minutes; drain off liquid.
  2. Stir in water and Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning. Continue cooking 4-5 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
  3. Serve in warmed tortillas with desired toppings.

Makes 6 servings OR 4 servings + 2 leftover servings.

Serve with Taco Rice.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Combine step 1 ingredients in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 1.

For remix Chicken, Rice & Bean Burritos recipe: Place 2 servings leftover chicken fajita filling in a storage container. Refrigerate up to 2 days.

Nutrition per Serving: (does not include toppings)
Calories: 330 Total Fat: 10g Sat. Fat: 2g Cholest: 85mg Sodium: 1,060mg Carbs: 30g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 3g Protein: 29g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sooooo good! So glad I decided to try Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning! I made these fajitas tonight and they were absolutely delicious and so easy to make!
Date published: 2019-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So easy and delicious! I made this for myself for a quick dinner and went ahead and packed the leftovers with rice for weekly lunches. It was really easy and wonderful flavors!
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best fajita recipe My family and I loved this recipe! The new Mama's Favorite Taco Seasoning will definitely be my new go to seasoning! The chicken fajita tacos have an amazing flavor and are not to spicy.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple Fajitas but AMAZING flavor! I made these fajitas for my family and my parents....age ranges from 9-65. Everyone loved them...they were full of flavor but took less than 30 min from fridge to our table. Yaay!
Date published: 2017-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Chicken Fajita Tacos Very tasty! Not to spicy so great for kids and adults!
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so simple and yummy love love love! can't wait to make for my family!!!
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dee-licious! The fajitas were absolutely delicious! Use a bit of sour cream or guacamole, lettuce, cheese, any of your favorite toppings!
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect meal for the entire family A delicious recipe to enjoy on flour tortillas, with tortilla chips or just eat and enjoy!
Date published: 2017-08-11
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