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Horizontal image of three soft tacos topped with spiced chicken strips, onions, and peppers, with various condiments piled high on top.

Easy Oven Fajitas

  • Author: Meghan Yager
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


If you need to get dinner on the table in 30 minutes, our easy oven fajitas are for you. They’ll become a regular on your dinner menu.



For the Filling:

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast, sliced into strips (about 2 large breasts)
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced
  • 23 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

For Serving:

  • Corn tortillas, warmed
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Hot sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F. 
  2. Place chicken, peppers, onion, garlic, and oil in a large mixing bowl. Toss to combine.
  3. Stir spices together in a small bowl.
  4. Pour spice mixture over the chicken mixture and toss to coat everything well.
  5. Spread the chicken mixture in an even layer in a 9-by-11-inch baking dish.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked completely through, stirring once halfway through.
  7. Serve with warm tortillas and all the fixings.


Nutritional information does not include the tortillas or optional toppings.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Fajitas
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: 30-minute meal, fajita, chicken, Mexican, vegetables