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5 from 16 votes

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe

These easy, flavorful, sheet pan chicken fajitas are sure to become a favorite! They're oven-roasted to perfection!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 223kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil OR grapeseed/avocado oil, divided**
  • 3 bell peppers seeds removed, ¼-inch thick slices
  • 1 yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 1-1 1/2 lb chicken breasts ¼-inch thick slices*
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp kosher sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/8 tsp chili flakes or cayenne pepper(optional)
  • 1 lime

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place a standard size rimmed baking sheet in the oven while it heats so that it's nice and hot.
  • In large bowl toss 1 tablespoon oil with the bell peppers and onions. Carefully remove the hot baking sheet from the oven and spread the peppers and onions evenly across the sheet. Place in the oven and bake for 8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in the same bowl, combine the remaining oil along with the chicken, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, paprika, coriander and chili flakes.
  • Remove the sheet from the oven, drain off any excess liquid and add the chicken, making sure to separate the pieces of chicken from each other (that way they don't bake together.
  • Return to the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the vegetables are roasted and the fajitas are golden brown. Remove, squeeze the lime juice over top and serve with desired toppings.

Notes

*I prefer cutting the chicken against the grain. I find that this method creates more tender strips of fajita meat.
**Do NOT use olive oil!! We are roasting at a very high temperature. Olive oil should not be used at 400 degrees. I've used all three types of oil, however, vegetable and avocado are my favorite.

Nutrition

Serving: 6g | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 539mg | Potassium: 613mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2271IU | Vitamin C: 82mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg