clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
The best slow cooker chicken fajitas recipe.

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star 5 from 3 reviews
  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex


Our Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas recipe is an easy, set-it-and-forget-it meal that the whole family will love! Perfect weeknight dinner!


  • 1 batch fajita seasoning (homemade or store-bought)
  • 4 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 sweet yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • the juice of one lime
  • 23 roma tomates, quartered
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (approx. 2 lbs)


  1. Prep: mix together the homemade fajita seasoning ingredients, if using.
  2. Crock Pot: Add peppers, onions, tomatoes, garlic and lime juice to slow cooker. Toss to combine. Place chicken on top and sprinkle with seasoning.
  3. Cook: on high setting for 2.5-3 hours (or until chicken is fully cooked) or on low setting for 4-6 hours.
  4. Shred + Serve: Remove chicken and place on large platter or cutting board. Use two forks to shred and return meat to slow cooker.  Mix to combine. Serve immediately.


  • Serving Suggestions: serve on your favorite flour tortillas, corn tortillas, or make a fajita bowl with white rice, brown rice or cauliflower rice!
  • Topping Options: fresh guacamole, dairy-free sour cream, fresh cilantro, etc.
  • Storage: leftover chicken fajitas can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 4-5 days.


  • Serving Size: 6oz
  • Calories: 149
  • Sugar: 4.3 g
  • Sodium: 168.9 mg
  • Fat: 2.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.3 g
  • Protein: 21.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 66.2 mg