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Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas


Chicken fajitas with red, green and yellow bell peppers

Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas

These are fast and flavourful fajitas! Everyone in the family can assemble their own fajitas by adding their favourite toppings. If you don't have an air fryer, follow the baking instructions.
Course Dinner


  • 2 large bell peppers (any colour)
  • 1 lb chicken (about 2 medium chicken breasts or 4-5 boneless skinless chicken thighs)
  • 1 small red onion
  • 4-6 small tortillas (10 inch / 25 cm)
  • optional toppings: guacamole, sour cream, shredded cheese, salsa

Fajita seasoning

  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • Preheat airfryer to 390F for 5 minutes while you prepare the chicken and vegetables.
  • Slice the bell peppers and onion. Pat the chicken dry and slice into strips.
  • Mix the chicken strips with oil in a large bowl. Add the fajita seasoning and mix to coat. Mix in the veggies.
  • Place the chicken and veggie mixture in the air fryer. Air fry for about 15 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken is 165F.
  • Serve with your favourite toppings.
  • Baking option: Prepare the chicken and veggies as above. Spread onto a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake at 425F for about 25 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken is 165F.
  • Makes 4-6 servings
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