Low-Carb Chicken Fajitas

"Love Mexican food? These low-carb chicken fajitas will hit the spot. This Chicken fajita recipe is easy to cook, healthy, good on your keto and low-carb. Requiring only a handful ingredients that you’ll probably already have in your pantry, this dish renders every palate wanting for more."

By:Muna Fatima

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Low-carb Chicken Fajitas are a treat when you’re looking for Mexican food. Just leave out the tortilla and you’re good to go. This low-carb chicken fajitas paired with some fresh, green salad is the wholesome meal you’ve been missing out on. Packed with spicy seasoning and tangy flavors, this low-carb chicken fajita recipe is to die for.
Chicken Fajitas in Keto-Flatbread

Serves : 2-3

Preparation time : 10 min

Cooking time : 20 min

Total time : 30 min

  1. No Major Allergens

What makes Low-Carb Chicken Fajitas healthy?

For this low-carb Chicken Fajitas recipe, we will be using Chicken thighs, onions, bell peppers and a few spices. You may not be aware but onions are amazingly healthy as they are loaded with Chromium that help in Blood Pressure issues, Biotin for hair, Vitamin C, Sulphur that is incredibly helpful in liver detoxification of toxins, Vitamin B1 for stress and many more. Bell Peppers are an amazing source of Vitamin C. One whole bell pepper has about 90 mg of Vitamin C which is the Recommended Daily Allowance. We also use chicken thighs which are the most flavorful and juicy part of the chicken, packed with protein.


Ingredients to make Low-Carb Chicken Fajitas

4 Chicken Thighs

1 Large Onion, thinly sliced

2 Bell Peppers, thinly sliced

1 tbsp Cumin Powder

1 tbsp Paprika Powder

1 tsp Garlic Powder 

1 tsp Black Pepper, ground


Salt (to taste)

Oil (to sauté)

How to make Low-Carb Chicken Fajitas

Step 1 : Wash and clean the chicken thighs and cut to obtain thin, long slices.

Step 2 : Marinade with the above spices and put it aside.

Step 3 : Thinly slice the bell peppers and onions.

Step 4 : In a cast iron skillet or a large pan, add some oil and put marinated chicken in it. 

Step 5 : When the chicken is almost done, add the sliced onions and let it soften on medium heat.

Step 6 : Turn up the heat to high and let the vegetables and the chicken char a little. 

Step 7 :  Once everything is nicely cooked, squeeze a little lemon and serve it up!


How to store Low-Carb Chicken Fajitas?

You can store the Low-Carb Chicken Fajitas in an air-tight container in the fridge for 2-3 days. Don’t try to freeze it because it will alter the taste of the whole dish.


What you can substitute in the Low-Carb Chicken Fajitas

Well, there isn’t much to the recipe. It’s simple and requires only a few ingredients. But you can substitute the Chicken with Steak for some real deliciousness.

What you can pair Low-Carb Chicken Fajitas with

You can pair this Mexican awesomeness with a bowl of salad to keep it low-carb. Also, try it with our Keto Naan if you’re on keto while enjoying this low-carb Chicken Fajitas.

Try this healthy low-carb Chicken Fajitas recipe and let me know in the comment’s section below if you enjoyed it and what you enjoyed it with.

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