Weeknight Chicken Fajitas

Weeknights are crazy, especially if you are a parent. It’s really difficult sometimes to make a healthy dinner when you’re chauffeuring teenagers all around town to various activities and nobody gets home until 8 or 9 p.m. And by then, everyone is hangry and needs something now. Something good.

These weeknight chicken fajitas can be a lifesaver for those kinds of nights. You can have a truly scrumptious dinner on the table in 30 minutes, from start to finish. If you prep the chicken and veggies in advance, dinner is on in 10 minutes. That’s about the same amount of time you’d spend in a drive-through, and this meal will be so much more enjoyable. 


3 chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 medium onion, sliced

2 bell peppers  (green, red, yellow or orange), sliced

Juice from 1 lime

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 Tbsp. chili powder

2 tsp. cumin

1 tsp. paprika

1 tsp. garlic powder

2 tsp. oregano

Salt and pepper

Serve with:



Sour cream




Green onions

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook chicken until it’s browned and cooked through. Season with salt and pepper. Add the onions, peppers, chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, oregano, and lime juice and cook for another 4-5 minutes, or until vegetables are soft. 

Serve on warm tortillas with all of your favorite toppings.

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