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.


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15 mins
10 mins
25 mins
2 servings


Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • Preheat an air fryer to 370 degrees F (190 degrees C) according to manufacturer's instructions.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

608 calories; protein 34.9g; carbohydrates 60.7g; fat 24.4g; cholesterol 69.2mg; sodium 532.2mg. Full Nutrition