Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas for Two

Air fry your chicken fajitas for a quick and tasty south-of-the-border meal. The vegetables and chicken can cook at the same time, in only 10 minutes! Customize your fajitas with the toppings you love, such as: shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, cilantro, sliced tomatoes, or tomato salsa. Serve alone as a light lunch, or with Spanish rice and refried beans for a more substantial meal.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
2 servings


  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

  • ½ teaspoon ancho chile powder, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ pound chicken breast tenderloins

  • ½ medium green bell pepper, sliced into strips

  • ½ medium onion, sliced into rings

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

  • ½ lime

  • 4 (8 inch) flour tortillas


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 370 degrees F (190 degrees C) according to manufacturer's instructions.

  2. Combine cumin, smoked paprika, ancho chile powder, garlic powder, coriander, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Slice tenderloins lengthwise into 1/2-inch strips.

  3. Combine bell pepper strips and onion slices in a large bowl. Toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil, then sprinkle 1/2 of the seasoning mixture over the vegetables. Toss until evenly coated. Place vegetables in the bottom of the air fryer basket.

  4. Combine tenderloin strips and remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a bowl; toss to combine. Sprinkle remaining seasoning mixture on the chicken strips and toss to coat evenly. Place chicken strips on top of the vegetables in the air fryer basket.

  5. Air fry until chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes. Squeeze lime juice over all the ingredients. Serve on flour tortillas.

Cook's Note:

This recipe was prepared in a 5.8-quart air fryer. Different brands perform differently and have different capacities.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

608 Calories
24g Fat
61g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 608
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 532mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 28mg 139%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 484mg 10%

* 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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