Microwave chicken fajitas recipe

You’ll be surprised what you can cook in the microwave, such as these 15-minute Mexican chicken fajitas.

This one-dish meal is quick and easy, plus there’s barely any clean up required.

Just make sure that the chicken is fully cooked as microwave ovens vary quite a bit.

The ingredients below will make enough filling for 2 fajitas.


To make 1 serving

  • Chicken breast strips
  • Half an onion
  • Red pepper
  • Green pepper
  • Fajita seasoning
  • Tortilla wraps, sour cream, salsa, etc to serve

How to make microwave chicken fajitas

  1. Slice up the peppers and place in a bowl.
  2. Peel and slice up half an onion and add that too.
  3. Add a sprinkling of fajita seasoning and mix well
  4. Slice up the chicken breast into thin strips (if not already) and add to the bowl.
  5. Add some more seasoning and mix well again.
  6. Cover securely and microwave on high for 10 minutes.
  7. Halfway through cooking, give everything a mix.
  8. After 10 minutes, cut a chicken bit in half and ensure that it’s fully cooked, that juices run clear and there is no pink. Continue cooking at 1 minute intervals if not fully cooked.
  9. Serve the mix with tortillas and sides such as salsa, sour cream and grated cheese.