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Chicken Fajitas For One

Homemade Chicken Fajitas For One! One tender and juicy chicken breast cooked in a skillet, sliced and served with sweet onions, crisp peppers, cheese and tortillas. So easy and so delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
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Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: chicken, fajitas
Servings: 2 fajitas
Calories: 337kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 10-inch skillet


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast , cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt , divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper , divided
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion , peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small red or green bell pepper , seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 2 8-inch flour tortillas


  • In a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter 30 seconds.
  • Sprinkle all sides of chicken pieces with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Place seasoned chicken in skillet and cook 6 minutes until all pieces are completely cooked through. Transfer to a medium plate, cover, and set aside.
  • Add olive oil to the skillet. Add onions, peppers, and the remaining salt and pepper and cook, stirring frequently, 5 minutes until vegetables have softened.
  • Return chicken to the pan and stir until heated through, about 1 minute, then spoon mixture onto tortillas. Enjoy immediately.


Serving: 2fajitas | Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 353mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 3mg