Cajun Chicken Fajitas
Cajun Chicken Fajita Recipes

Cajun Chicken Fajitas

Chicken fajitas made with Cajun seasonings give fajitas a new flavor.

10 min
35 min



1 teaspoon Italian seasoning  

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

2 (6-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips

1 medium green bell pepper , cut into thin strips

1 medium onion, sliced 1/4-inch


1 medium tomato, cut into 12 wedges, halved crosswise

8 (8-inch) flour tortillas, warmed


Shredded Cheddar cheese

Light or fat free sour cream

Hot pepper sauce

Fresh cilantro leaves


 *Substitute 1/4 teaspoon each oregano leaves, dried marjoram leaves and dried basil leaves and 1/8 teaspoon rubbed sage.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine Italian seasoning, garlic powder, ground red pepper and pepper in small bowl. Rub onto chicken strips; let stand 15 minutes at room temperature.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Add green pepper and onion; continue cooking 4-6 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender. Add tomatoes; continue cooking 1 minute.

  3. STEP 3

    To serve, spoon chicken mixture into warmed tortillas;serve with desired toppings.


10Fat (mg)
60Cholesterol (mg)
410Sodium (mg)
45Carbohydrates (g)
4Dietary Fiber
26Protein (g)


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  January 19, 2011

When I first found this recipe years ago, it called for mozzarella cheese instead of American cheese for a topping. Made that way, it gets 5 stars. Also, I never used the cilantro; the flavor is just fine without it.

— says Donna
  August 06, 2008

I think it is great with grilled chicken breast.

— says Denver
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