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shredded chicken fajita topped with guacamole, sour cream and pico
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Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Chicken Fajitas
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 904mg39%
Potassium 606mg17%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 1215IU24%
Vitamin C 34mg41%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:8 servings
Crockpot Chicken Fajitas
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 10 mins
 

So easy and so delicious! Crockpot Chicken Fajitas come together with just about 5 minutes prep and a few simple ingredients. Throw chicken, sliced peppers, onions, salsa and spices together in the crockpot and walk away! These slow cooker chicken tacos are on my regular dinner menu rotation, and they’re always a hit!

Ingredients
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut in strips
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut in strips
  • ¾ cup prepared salsa
  • juice of 1 lime
  • flour or corn tortillas
  • optional toppings: tomatoes, cilantro, shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole
Fajita Seasoning:
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
Instructions
  1. Place the chicken, onion, and peppers in a 6-quart slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the salsa and fajita seasoning and pour into the slow cooker. Cover with a lid and cook 6-7 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high until chicken is cooked through and tender.
  2. Remove the chicken from slow cooker and shred with two large forks. Transfer the shredded chicken back into the slow cooker. Add freshly squeezed lime juice, mix everything together and taste. Season with salt if necessary.

  3. Spoon the chicken mixture into heated tortillas using a slotted spoon or tongs and allow any excess liquid to drip back into the slow cooker. Add desired toppings and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information does not include tortilla or additional toppings.

Photos by Danielle from Our Salty Kitchen.

Author: Kim
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: crockpot chicken fajitas, easy chicken fajitas, slow cooker chicken fajitas

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