A plate full of chicken with homemade spice mix served with guacamole and fajita wraps
5 from 3 votes

Easy Chicken Fajitas with Homemade Spice Mix

Course: Mains
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Keyword: Chicken, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Paleo
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anna Bloomfield
Easy to make low carb, keto, paleo and whole 30, these homemade chicken fajitas are absolutely gorgeous and take no time to make using spices that you already have in your cupboard.
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For the spices

  • teaspoons smoked paprika*
  • teaspoons cumin
  • teaspoons coriander
  • teaspoons oregano
  • teaspoons garlic powder
  • teaspoons onion powder

For the chicken

  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 5 chicken thighs (sliced)
  • 3 large onions (sliced)
  • 3 peppers (sliced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt

To serve

  • Soft tortillas or rice
  • Guacamole (optional but gorgeous)
  • Tortilla chips, grated cheddar, lime, fresh coriander, sliced red onion, jalapeno chillies (all optional)


  • Mix the spices together.
  • Cook the spices, chicken, onions and peppers in a large non-stick frying pan over a high heat until the chicken is cooked through and the onion is soft.
  • Serve.


*I use sweet smoked paprika, not hot smoked paprika but if you like things hot then go ahead!


Calories: 274kcal (14%) | Carbohydrates: 16g (5%) | Protein: 27g (54%) | Fat: 12g (18%) | Saturated Fat: 2g (10%) | Cholesterol: 121mg (40%) | Sodium: 418mg (17%) | Potassium: 642mg (18%) | Fiber: 4g (16%) | Sugar: 6g (7%) | Vitamin A: 745IU (15%) | Vitamin C: 78mg (95%) | Calcium: 61mg (6%) | Iron: 2.5mg (14%)

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