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keto chicken fajitas served in cast iron skillet.

Keto Chicken Fajitas (Paleo & Whole30)

This recipe for Keto Chicken Fajitas is perfect for any busy weeknight. Serve the flavorful chicken and pepper mixture with your choice of low-carb tortillas or cauliflower rice. This easy recipe is perfect for low-carb, Whole30, and paleo diets.

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 5 1x


Units Scale
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil (I used avocado oil)
  • 1.25 pounds chicken tenders
  • 3 bell peppers (any color), cored and sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Coconut wraps, cauliflower wraps, cauliflower rice, or lettuce leaves (optional, for serving)


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat your oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the chicken, bell peppers, and onion and let them cook for about 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the garlic and let it cook with the chicken and vegetables for about a minute.
  4. Then, add the water, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Stir well.
  5. Cook for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink on the inside.
  6. Remove the skillet from the heat and serve the chicken and vegetables with a slice of lime and a few slices of avocado.
  7. You can also serve your chicken fajitas with your choice of coconut wraps, cauliflower wraps, cauliflower rice, or lettuce leaves.


  1. The nutrition information for this recipe does not include the wraps or cauliflower rice that can be served with the fajitas.
  2. You can use red onions or white onions in this recipe.
  3. You can replace the garlic cloves with 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder, if you prefer.
  4. Store any leftovers in an air tight container for up to 4 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop on busy weeknights and dinner is served!


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 244
  • Sugar: 4.3 g
  • Sodium: 610.7 mg
  • Fat: 11.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.8 g
  • Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 23.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 54.9 mg

Keywords: healthy chicken fajitas, clean chicken recipe, paleo fajitas