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Top view of a skillet with chicken, bell peppers, and onions with cilantro sprinkled on top.

Skillet Fajitas

Delicious Skillet Fajitas are made in under a half hour using fresh chicken, fajita seasoning, bell peppers, and onions. The entire meal is made in one skillet making for the ideal easy clean-up dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Gluten Free, Low Lactose
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 471kcal
Author Katie


  • Stove Top


  • 1 tablespoon Grapeseed Oil
  • 1 lb. Chicken Tenderloins cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoon Fajita Seasoning
  • 1 Onion quartered
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper sliced
  • 1 Orange Bell Pepper sliced
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper sliced
  • 12 Tortillas


  • Heat a large skillet on medium heat. Pour the grapeseed oil in the pan. Add the diced chicken and one tablespoon of the fajita seasoning. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes with lid on.
  • Mix well then add in the quartered onion and cook for an additional 5 minutes until chicken is no longer raw.
  • Add the bell peppers and the remaining 1 tablespoon of fajita seasoning to the skillet. Mix well, place lid on skillet and cook for an additional 5 minutes until peppers are al dente to soft in texture.
  • Serve skillet tableside, divide mixture evenly among tortillas and top with your favorite fajita toppings.


  • Substitutions -
    • Gluten Free - Use a corn tortilla to avoid the gluten.
    • Dairy Free - Omit the cheese and sour cream on the fajitas.
    • Meat Free - See my recipe for Vegetarian Fajitas.
  • Toppings - Here are a few of my favorite toppings for fajitas.
    • Cilantro
    • Sour Cream
    • Guacamole
    • Shredded Cheese


Serving: 0.5c | Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 854mg | Potassium: 786mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2074IU | Vitamin C: 135mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 4mg