Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas


I searched high and low for a great chicken fajita recipe that I could make in a slow cooker before I came up with this. The best part for me is that I don't have to defrost the chicken before I throw it in there. Also, this makes a very large batch, so it's good for big families or a crowd of guests.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
7 hrs


  • 2 ½ pounds frozen skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, well drained

  • 1 (8 ounce) jar salsa

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¾ teaspoon chicken bouillon granules

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes, or to taste

  • 2 onions, sliced into thin strips

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced into strips

  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced into strips

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 (15 ounce) package flour tortillas

  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Cheddar Jack cheese

  • ½ cup sour cream, or to taste


  1. Combine chicken breasts, tomatoes, salsa, chili powder, salt, paprika, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, bouillon granules, cumin, cayenne pepper, and red pepper flakes in a slow cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on Low until chicken is tender, about 5 hours. Transfer chicken to a cutting board; shred using 2 forks. Return to the slow cooker. Add onions, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, green bell pepper, and cornstarch.

  3. Cook on Low until peppers soften, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Serve chicken and peppers with tortillas, Cheddar Jack cheese, and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

208 Calories
8g Fat
18g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 208
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 436mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 16mg 81%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 234mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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