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Pan roasted chicken fajitas with cilantro lime sauce.

One Pan Chicken Fajitas with Cilantro Lime Sauce

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: main course
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: mexican


These one pan chicken fajitas are oven roasted to perfection in under twenty minutes. They are delicious, quick, and easy to throw together!


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For the Homemade Fajita Seasoning *

  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional

For the Chicken Fajitas

  • 1.5 lbs chicken breasts, cut in half long ways (into cutlets), then cut into 1/2 inch strips
  • 3 bell peppers, any color (we used yellow, green, & red), stemmed and seeded and cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 1 large red onion, sliced into 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Flour tortillas, for serving
  • Lime wedges, for serving
  • Fresh cilantro, for serving

For the Cilantro Lime Sauce

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 of a lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


For the Fajita Seasoning

  1. Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Set aside. (Skip if using fajita seasoning packet).

For the Cilantro Lime Sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients into food processor or blender (affiliate link) and pulse until combined. **

For the Chicken Fajitas

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Add fajita seasoning and chicken to gallon zip lock bag. Shake until chicken is evenly coated.
  3. Place chicken, peppers, and onion on baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil over pan. Toss until fully combined.
  4. Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until chicken reaches 165 degrees and juices run clear.
  5. While fajitas are cooking, heat tortillas, one at a time, in skillet on medium-high heat for 20-30 seconds per side. Set aside.
  6. Remove fajitas from oven. Serve immediately with tortillas, fresh cilantro, lime wedges, and cilantro lime sauce.


* You can use a fajita seasoning packet if you don't have all the ingredients to make it homemade.

** If you don't have a food processor or blender (affiliate link), chop cilantro into extra small pieces, and add all ingredients into bowl. Whisk vigorously until combined.

Keywords: Sheet Pan fajitas

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