Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas [Video]

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Say goodbye to greasy pans and welcome the flavor-packed, healthier cooking – the Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas.

This recipe combines juicy chicken strips, vibrant bell peppers, and onions, all mixed and seasoned to perfection, Then cooked easily and grease-free in the air fryer.

With the air fryer’s rapid hot air circulation, you’ll achieve that irresistible char and tender juiciness without excess oil or hassle. Whether you’re a kitchen expert or novice, this easy-to-follow recipe will guide you through creating mouthwatering fajitas that will tantalize your taste buds and impress your friends and family. Plus, the great thing about the air fryer is the minimal cleanup required. Therefore, you can spend less time washing dishes and more time enjoying your delicious creation.

Transform your dinner routine with this wholesome, flavorful dish that’s perfect for busy weeknights or weekend fiestas. Packed with protein, vitamins, and bold flavors, these Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas are sure to become a new family favorite. Let’s see what it takes to cook the delicious chicken fajitas in an Air Fryer from scratch!

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Ingredients for air fryer chicken fajitas

Just like the image suggests, there are some basic ingredients you need to gather for this simple yet flavorsome recipe of chicken fajitas cooked in an Air Fryer. It takes ingredients like tender chicken breast strips, vibrant bell peppers (red, green, or yellow), and onions of course. Seasonings are key, so make sure you have on hand a blend of chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black ground pepper for that authentic flavor. Don’t forget the lime juice for a zesty kick! A drizzle of olive oil is mandatory to help coat the ingredients evenly before air frying. I give you my word that with these ingredients you will manage to create delicious chicken fajitas with less grease and more intense flavor.

Is chicken breast healthy to eat?

Yes, and it is already a world-known fact. According to a trustworthy source, chicken breast is a healthy choice due to its high protein and low fat content, particularly compared to other cuts of chicken.

Also, chicken breast is lean protein, thus an essential source for muscle growth and repair. This part of the chicken is super versatile and can be used in numerous recipes inspired by all over the world. However, always remember that moderate consumption of any product is the key to a healthy and balanced diet.

How to cook Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas?

To cook Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas, start by preparing all the ingredients. The first step is slicing properly the ingredients. Cut the chicken breast, skinless chicken breast, into thin stripes. Then cut the bell peppers and the onion also in stripes.

When you have everything prepared, preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes to 400F. Watch the video below:

Take a large bowl, mix all the ingredients, season generously, and coat them in olive oil. Mix well to make sure everything is well coated.

Transfer the mixture to the basket and cook at 380°F for 15 minutes. Halfway through remove the basket from the fryer and mix to ensure the chicken is cooked through and veggies are tender-crisp. That is all it takes to make delicious and aromatic air fryer chicken fajitas.

How to serve air fryer chicken fajitas?

Serve the chicken fajitas in warm tortillas with your favorite toppings like salsa, guacamole, or sour cream. Also, you might wish to pair it with some boiled rice or quinoa. Or, for a keto version of the recipe, serve the dish alone, without any carbohydrates involved. No matter how you prefer your meal, make sure to serve it fresh and in moderation. Enjoy!

Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas

Tatiana
This recipe combines juicy chicken strips, vibrant bell peppers, and onions, all mixed and seasoned to perfection, Then cooked easily and grease-free in the air fryer.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course air fryer, Appetizer
Cuisine American, spanish
Servings 4 people
Calories 159 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 air fryer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium chicken breast boneless
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 1 medium yellow onion or shallot
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika or smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp chili pepper optional
  • 1 tbsp lime juice optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes to 400F
  • Cut the chicken breast into thin stripes
  • Cut the bell peppers and the onion also in stripes
  • Take a large bowl, mix all the ingredients, season generously, and coat them in olive oil. Mix well
  • Transfer the mixture to the air fryer basket and cook at 380°F for 15 minutes
  • Halfway through remove the basket from the fryer and mix then insert it back
  • When the time expires, serve it with tortillas and with your favorite topping

Nutrition

Calories: 159kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 13gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 651mgPotassium: 405mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1264IUVitamin C: 97mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg
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