Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas are super quick and they come out perfect every time!

Now it’s easy to get juicy and tender restaurant-quality chicken fajitas at home with the air fryer! Lightly seasoned chicken breasts and veggies are cooked in one simple step in the air fryer and ready to serve in 15 minutes. Everyone will say Ole to this recipe!

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Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas

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Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas Ingredients

Ingredients & Variations

CHICKEN Use fresh boneless, skinless chicken breasts and slice them about ¼” thick. For beef fajitas, use thinly sliced skirt steak (make a marinade with lime juice and olive oil to tenderize steak). For shrimp fajitas, cook only 10 minutes.

VEGETABLES Bell peppers and onions are always in a fajita recipe, but feel free to choose a variety of colorful bell peppers and red or white instead of yellow onions. Sliced mushrooms, diced zucchini, corn, even small diced potatoes can all be added to the air fryer basket.

Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas ingredients in an air fryer basket

How to Make Chicken Fajitas in the Air Fryer

3 simple steps to fajita success.

  1. Toss chicken and veggies with oil and taco seasoning (per recipe below).
  2. Cook 15 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  3. Drizzle with lemon juice, garnish with cilantro, and serve.

PRO TIP: For best results, shake the air fryer basket halfway through cooking.

Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas ingredients cooked in an air fryer basket

Recipe Tips

  • For best results, preheat the air fryer before cooking anything in it so it seals the outside while leaving the inside tender.
  • If making multiple batches of chicken fajitas, keep cooked portions warm in a casserole dish covered with aluminum in the oven.
  • Prep extra batches to eat in wraps, or top salads, or add to omelets all week long!
  • Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat on the stove.

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Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas

Air Fryer chicken fajitas are quick and easy to make.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings



  • 2 chicken breasts sliced
  • 2 bell peppers sliced
  • ¼ red onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1 lime for serving
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the air fryer to 390°F.
  • Toss sliced ingredients in a bowl with the olive oil and seasonings.
  • Place in the air fryer basket and cook for 15 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • Drizzle with lime juice and cilantro and serve.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 136mg | Potassium: 571mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1908IU | Vitamin C: 83mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American

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