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skillet fajitas with peppers and onions on top on a grill

Chicken Fajitas

  • Author: Whitney Carlson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips (or 1 lb of chicken and 1 lb of sliced steak)
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red or white onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • Fajita seasoning (use our do-it-yourself version)


  1. Heat coconut oil with a little water under medium heat in a large skillet on a grill
  2. Once heated, add sliced chicken and 1/2 Tbsp garlic. Cook until white (4-6 minutes).
  3. Remove chicken and let cool.
  4. While chicken is cooling add 1 Tbsp of water to the skillet. Add bell pepper, onion, and remaining garlic to skillet. Cook for 7-9 minutes.
  5. Once vegetables have softened, add chicken back to skillet and add in all seasoning.
  6. Cook through until vegetables are completely tender.


For a paleo version, eat this with lettuce wraps. If you do not follow a paleo diet, you can use soft corn tortillas or brown rice tortillas.

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: American