Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas Recipe

crock pot chicken fajitas recipe
crock pot chicken fajitas recipe
crock pot chicken fajitas recipe

My name is Elena, and I am a Chef Master. I have a passion for creating delicious and healthy recipes that are easy to make. Today, I would like to share with you my favorite crock pot chicken fajitas recipe. This recipe is perfect for those busy weeknights when you don't have a lot of time to cook. It's healthy, flavorful, and can be customized to your liking. Let's get started!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4-6 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes - 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Recipe Category: Main Dish
  • Recipe Cuisine: Mexican
  • Aggregate Rating: 4.9 (based on 500 ratings)


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • Tortillas, for serving
  • Toppings of your choice: shredded cheese, sour cream, avocado, etc.


  1. Place the chicken, bell peppers, onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, and chicken broth in a crock pot.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours, or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
  3. Serve the chicken and vegetables on tortillas with your favorite toppings.
Nutrition Information Amount per Serving
Calories 240
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 480mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 30g


  • Q: Can I use frozen chicken for this recipe?
  • A: Yes, you can use frozen chicken, but you will need to increase the cooking time by 1-2 hours.

  • Q: Can I use different vegetables?
  • A: Yes, you can use any vegetables you like. Some good options include mushrooms, zucchini, and yellow squash.

  • Q: Can I make this recipe spicy?
  • A: Yes, you can add more chili powder or a diced jalapeno pepper to make it spicier.

  • Q: Can I freeze the leftovers?
  • A: Yes, you can freeze the leftovers for up to 3 months.

  • Q: Can I use a different type of meat?
  • A: Yes, you can use beef or shrimp instead of chicken.

  • Q: Do I need to cook the vegetables before adding them to the crock pot?
  • A: No, you do not need to cook the vegetables first. They will cook perfectly in the crock pot.


1. If you're short on time, you can use pre-sliced bell peppers and onions from the grocery store.

2. To make this recipe even healthier, use whole wheat tortillas and add extra veggies.

3. You can also use this recipe to make chicken fajita bowls. Simply serve the chicken and vegetables over rice or quinoa instead of tortillas.

This crock pot chicken fajitas recipe is a crowd-pleaser and will become a staple in your dinner rotation. It's easy to make, healthy, and packed with flavor. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

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