Low Carb Chicken Fajitas

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Low Carb Chicken Fajitas are a tasty keto weeknight chicken dinner option which will keep your whole family happy, even those aren't following a coffee carb diet will love them!

The meat and vegetable filling for the low carb chicken fajitas comes in at around 7g net carbs per serving.

Low Carb Chicken Fajitas
Low Carb Chicken Fajitas

This doesn't include any extra items just like the tortillas, or any additional topping like soured cream , cheese, guacamole, etc.

Best tortillas to use for low carb chicken fajitas?
There are two options for low carb and keto tortilla recipes for you to settle on from, you'll pick either an almond flour Low Carb Tortilla, or a Keto Coconut Flour Tortilla recipe.

The coconut flour tortilla is of course softer as there's more fiber in it, but both recipes are great options and you'll use them for the fajitas.

Low Carb Chicken Fajitas


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash hot sauce
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Freshly ground black pepper


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large chicken breasts , 650g, sliced thin
  • 1/2 medium red onion , sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper , sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper , sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper


  1. Put the low carb chicken fajita marinade ingredients into a large Ziploc bag (or bowl) and mix well. 
  2. Slice the chicken then add it to the marinade mixture and ensure it's evenly coated. Put in the fridge to marinate for 30 mins - 1hr
  3. While the chicken is marinating prepare the vegetables by slicing them into thin strips.
  4. Heat a large skillet with half the oil and add the chicken pieces, cook for at least ten minutes, stirring frequently until chicken is fully cooked. Remove cooked chicken to a plate and wrap in foil to keep warm.
  5. Add a little more oil to the skillet and cook the onions and bell peppers for three to five minutes or until they are as soft as you like them.
  6. Once the vegetables are cooked add the chicken back to the pan and warm it all through.
  7. Serve immediately with low carb tortillas and any combination of salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and shredded cheese.


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