Don Pablo’S Chicken Fajita Recipe


Don Pablo's Chicken Fajitas are a delicious and flavorful Mexican dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend gathering with friends and family. This recipe combines tender chicken, colorful bell peppers, and onions, all seasoned with a blend of spices and served sizzling hot. The fajitas are traditionally served with warm tortillas, guacamole, sour cream, and salsa for a complete and satisfying meal.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into thin strips
  • 2 bell peppers (any color), sliced
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for extra heat)
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • Guacamole, sour cream, and salsa for serving


  1. In a large bowl, combine the minced garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using). Mix well to create a spice rub.
  2. Add the sliced chicken to the bowl and toss until all the chicken pieces are coated with the spice rub. Let it marinate for at least 10 minutes.
  3. In a large skillet or frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the sliced bell peppers and onions to the pan and sauté for about 5 minutes, until they start to soften.
  5. Push the vegetables to one side of the pan and add the marinated chicken to the other side.
  6. Cook the chicken for about 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it