This Keto Chicken Fajitas recipe is an ideal go-to recipe for a simple dinner the whole household loves. This recipe is gluten-free, keto-friendly, low-carb, and prepared in nearly half-hour.

Keto Chicken Fajitas with toppings in bowls off to the side

Who doesn’t love fajitas?! They’re such a simple dinner choice however for some motive, fajitas typically get neglected as a make at dwelling meal choice. We’re right here to vary that with our straightforward Keto Fajitas! Our fajitas are filled with onions and bell peppers, and hen. Either hen thighs or hen breasts will each work, use your favourite.

You might even make this right into a sheet pan-style dinner if you would like a extra hands-off strategy.

Read on for the small print on the best way to make the very best Keto Chicken Fajitas at dwelling.

Ingredients in Keto Chicken Fajitas

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil – don’t use olive oil because it received’t be capable of deal with the warmth to char the hen
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (you should utilize all avocado oil or all butter should you’d like)
  • 1 pound boneless skinless hen breasts, minimize into strips
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ inexperienced bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ pink bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ orange bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño or serrano, thinly sliced (non-compulsory)
  • 1 Roma tomato, quartered and seeded (non-compulsory)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons CIK taco seasoning
  • Sea salt, to style

A observe on the taco seasoning – we used our taco seasoning right here because the fajita seasoning. You can use any taco seasoning mix you want!

A observe on modifications – if dairy-free, use all avocado oil as a substitute of butter. If Whole30, do the identical and miss the butter. Yes, you should utilize steak, shrimp, salmon or a white fish, and even our carnitas on this recipe instead of hen. The technique could be the identical, sear the protein then prepare dinner the veggies bringing all of it again collectively on the finish.

Homemade Taco Seasoning in glass jar

How to make Keto Fajitas

  1. Heat a ten″ or bigger cast-iron skillet over medium-high warmth. Add in 1 tablespoon of avocado oil and 1 tablespoon of butter.
  2. Season the hen strips liberally with taco seasoning. Working in batches, add the hen to the skillet in a single layer. Cooking for 2-3 minutes on both sides till browned and barely charred. After the entire hen is cooked by means of, take away from the skillet and put aside. 
  3. Add the remaining avocado oil and butter to the skillet. Add within the onion, bell peppers, sizzling pepper (if utilizing), and tomato (if utilizing). Season with remaining taco seasoning to style. Cook till bell peppers are softened, and onions are translucent, about 7-10 minutes.
  4. Add the hen again to the skillet to heat by means of. Adjust seasonings to style. Serve sizzling with lime slices, bitter cream, avocado, pico, and lettuce wraps. 
lettuce wrapped fajita on a white plate

What to serve with low-carb and Keto fajitas

Here are some topping choices:

  • bitter cream
  • pico de gallo
  • salsa verde
  • avocado or guacamole
  • diced onion, cilantro, and lime
  • shredded cheese
  • queso
  • recent lime juice

Keto tortilla choices:

  • lettuce wraps
  • low-carb tortillas
  • jicama tortillas

Here are some aspect dish choices:

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

You .can discover the total diet information breakdown together with the carb depend (whole carbs and internet carbs) for these fajitas on the backside of the recipe card. All values are listed per serving. The serving dimension/yield is on the prime of the recipe card close to the cooking time. You ought to at all times double-check your components since totally different components might have totally different values.

To get a selected serving dimension you’ll need to weigh the ultimate dish. Next, divide the overall weight by the variety of servings. We can’t present this data as your cooking type will range from ours. Your components could also be totally different manufacturers than ours too which might skew values.

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Keto Chicken Fajitas with toppings in bowls off to the side
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Keto Chicken Fajitas

This Keto Chicken Fajitas recipe is an ideal go-to recipe for a simple dinner the whole household loves. This recipe is gluten-free, keto-friendly, low-carb, and prepared in nearly half-hour. Made with peppers, onions, hen, and spices.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 274kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 pound boneless skinless hen breasts minimize into strips
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
  • ½ inexperienced bell pepper thinly sliced
  • ½ pink bell pepper thinly sliced
  • ½ yellow bell pepper thinly sliced
  • ½ orange bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño or serrano thinly sliced (non-compulsory)
  • 1 Roma tomato quartered and seeded (non-compulsory)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • Sea salt to style

Instructions

  • Heat a ten″ or bigger cast-iron skillet over medium-high warmth. Add in 1 tablespoon of avocado oil and 1 tablespoon of butter.
  • Season the hen strips liberally with taco seasoning. Working in batches, add the hen to the skillet in a single layer. Cooking for 2-3 minutes on both sides till browned and barely charred. After the entire hen is cooked by means of, take away from the skillet and put aside.
  • Add the remaining avocado oil and butter to the skillet. Add within the onion, bell peppers, sizzling pepper (if utilizing), and tomato (if utilizing). Season with remaining taco seasoning to style. Cook till bell peppers are softened, and onions are translucent, about 7-10 minutes.
  • Add the hen again to the skillet to heat by means of. Adjust seasonings to style. Serve sizzling with lime slices, bitter cream, avocado, pico, and lettuce wraps.

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 627mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1481IU | Vitamin C: 87mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg

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