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Recipe for air fryer chicken fajitas

Best Damn Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas

  • Author: RecipeTeacher
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 fajitas
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Air fryer
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Absolutely awesome air fryer chicken fajitas. A delicious combination of fresh chicken breast, peppers, onion and a homemade fajita seasoning mix, cooked to perfection in your air fryer.


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 tbs chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tbs vegetable oil


  1. Slice chicken breast into 1/4″ thick slices. Slice peppers and onions. Place it all in a large bowl.
  2. In a small dish, combine chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, cayenne and sugar. Whisk it all together.
  3. Pour 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil into bowl with meat and vegetables and toss to coat. Sprinkle in the seasoning mix and continue to toss to coat everything well.
  4. Preheat air fryer for 5 minutes at 380°. Add everything to air fryer basket or tray and air fry at 380° for 15-18 minutes. Mix everything every few minutes to evenly cook.
  5. When done, juices at bottom of air fryer basket or tray can be mixed in with fajitas before serving.