Fast Fajitas Recipes {Chicken, Steak, Shrimp, Vegetarian}

Fajitas Recipes

These 4 fast fajitas recipes are healthy and delicious! Included is a low calorie chicken fajitas recipe, a flavorful steak fajitas recipe, even a shrimp fajitas and vegetarian fajitas recipes!

I make these fajita recipes healthy and low calorie with the help of lots of veggies. As a bonus, these veggies are metabolism boosting, so they do the weight loss work for you!

Fast Fajitas Recipes

In this article I will show you how to make fajitas fast, easy, and healthy! I’ll share my amazing fajita marinade, plus nutrition facts and even shopping lists to make your life easier.

Below you will find my fajitas seasoning recipe, plus shopping lists and printable recipe cards for chicken, steak, vegetarian, and shrimp fajitas recipes.

Fast Fajitas Recipes

What I love about these 4 fajitas recipes is that you marinade fajitas in the same spices. So if you want to make a surf and turf fajitas recipe, you can!

If you want to make steak and chicken fajita recipe together, you can do that! These recipes are versatile and easy to combine.

The key to making these fajitas healthy, is the fajita veggies. I really pack them in! This will save you money, calories, and help boost your metabolism!

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Chicken Fajita Recipe Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • Printable Easy Chicken Fajitas Recipe Card
  • Steak Fajitas Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • Printable Steak Fajitas Recipe Card
  • Shrimp Fajitas Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • Printable Shrimp Fajitas Recipe Card
  • Vegetarian Fajitas Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • Printable Vegetarian Fajitas Recipe Card

Below I will share easy recipes for chicken fajitas, steak fajitas, shrimp fajitas and even vegetarian and vegan fajitas!

The next section will outline my amazing fajita chicken recipe and marinade…

Chicken Fajitas Recipe

In this section we will discuss how to make chicken fajitas. It all starts with my wonderful fajitas chicken marinade!

You can start this fajita marinade as soon as you come home from the store, prep the meal and freeze it for later!

Chicken Fajitas Recipes

This fajitas marinade chicken is a dry rub, which means it’s zero calories!… Yep, ZERO calories!

Chicken Fajitas Recipe Shopping List:

  • Chicken breast
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Chili powder
  • Dried oregano
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • Red bell peppers
  • Yellow onions
  • Jalapeño

Now that you have your shopping list to make my fajitas recipe chicken, let’s get to the sharable recipe card. Be sure to pin, share, or print for easy fajita access anytime.

chicken fajitas recipes

Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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This chicken fajita recipe is easy and delcious!
I cut 100's of calories and increased the veggies to help boost metabolism, cut costs, and feed more people. Learn how to make chicken fajitas below.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Marinating Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 81 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 chicken breast sliced in thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, all seeds and ribs removed and thinly sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl combine the cayenne, chili powder, oregano, garlic powder and salt. Mix well then move 1/2 of the mixture to a large gallon Ziploc bag, and the other 1/2 to a small sandwich sized bag (or smaller).
  • Add the chicken strips to the large bag of spices and shake and squish until all the chicken is covered in spices, then drop in the small bag of spices in (make sure it is closed) and place in the fridge for the minimum of 3 hours but 24 is even better. If you are going to freeze the chicken for later now is the time to do so.
  • In your largest skillet heat the olive oil on medium-high and drop in the chicken, brown on both sides about 5 minutes total then add in the bell pepper, onion, jalapeno and the bag of spices.
  • Mix together and cook until the onions and bell pepper are soft about 10-15 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 81kcalCarbohydrates: 9.9gProtein: 6.6gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 16mgPotassium: 292mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 5.5gCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
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Steak Fajitas Recipe

This recipe for steak fajitas is so simple and amazing! I know you will love it!

You can combine the steak and chicken fajitas (just cook the steak last so it does not over cook). And you can make the fajitas steak and shrimp for a “surf and turf” meal!

Steak Fajitas Recipes

Fajitas beef recipes is typically made with lean steak. Slice it thin and marinade it for best flavor… P.S. my fajitas steak marinade is zero calories!

Steak Fajitas Recipe Shopping List:

  • Steak
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Chili powder
  • Dried oregano
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • Red bell peppers
  • Yellow onions
  • Jalapeño

Now that you have your steak fajitas shopping list, I’ll share how to make steak for fajitas in the recipe card below.

Steak Fajitas Recipes

Steak Fajitas Recipe

Lose Weight By Eating
This steak fajita recipe is easy and delcious!
I cut 100's of calories and increased the veggies to help boost metabolism, cut costs, and feed more people. Learn how to make easy steak fajitas and fajitas steak marinade below.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Marinating Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 108 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 oz steak, sliced in thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, all seeds and ribs removed and thinly sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl combine the cayenne, chili powder, oregano, garlic powder and salt. Mix well then move 1/2 of the mixture to a large gallon Ziploc bag, and the other 1/2 to a small sandwich sized bag (or smaller).
  • Add the steak strips to the large bag of spices and shake and squish until all the steak is covered in spices, then drop in the small bag of spices in (make sure it is closed) and place in the fridge for the minimum of 3 hours but 24 is even better. If you are going to freeze the steak for later now is the time to do so.
  • In your largest skillet heat the olive oil on medium-high add in the bell pepper, onion, jalapeno and the bag of spices.
  • Mix together and cook until the onions and bell pepper are soft about 10-15 minutes.
  • Add in the steak brown on both sides about 5 minutes, and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 108kcalCarbohydrates: 9.9gProtein: 11.5gFat: 2.8gSaturated Fat: 0.7gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 17mgPotassium: 295mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 5.5gCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
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Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

This shrimp fajitas recipe is easy and delicious, and quite the crowd pleaser!

Just as I noted above, you can make fajitas shrimp and steak style for a “surf and turf” meal!

Shrimp Fajitas Recipes

This low calorie shrimp fajitas recipe is quick and easy, making it a great weeknight dinner!

Shrimp Fajitas Recipe Shopping List:

  • Shrimp
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Chili powder
  • Dried oregano
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • Red bell peppers
  • Yellow onions
  • Jalapeño

Thanks to the zero calorie fajitas marinade, this easy dinner is low in calories and high in flavor!

Shrimp Fajitas Recipes

Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

Lose Weight By Eating
This shrimp fajita recipe is easy and delcious!
I cut 100's of calories and increased the veggies to help boost metabolism, cut costs, and feed more people. Learn how to make shrimp fajitas below.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Marinating Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 119 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 pound shrimp, cleaned and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, all seeds and ribs removed and thinly sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl combine the cayenne, chili powder, oregano, garlic powder and salt. Mix well then move 1/2 of the mixture to a large gallon Ziploc bag, and the other 1/2 to a small sandwich sized bag (or smaller).
  • Add the shrimp strips to the large bag of spices and shake and squish until all the shrimp is covered in spices, then drop in the small bag of spices in (make sure it is closed) and place in the fridge for the minimum of 3 hours but 24 is even better. If you are going to freeze the shrimp for later now is the time to do so.
  • In your largest skillet heat the olive oil on medium-high add in the bell pepper, onion, jalapeno and the bag of spices.
  • Mix together and cook until the onions and bell pepper are soft about 10-15 minutes.
  • Add in the shrimp, brown on both sides about 5 minutes and cook until pink and cooked through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 119kcalCarbohydrates: 10.7gProtein: 14.2gFat: 2.4gSaturated Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 119mgSodium: 16mgPotassium: 142mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 5.5gCalcium: 69mgIron: 1mg
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Vegetarian Fajitas Recipe

This vegetarian fajitas recipe is actually a vegan dish! I make these fajitas vegan by simply omitting any dairy products when serving… AKA, no cheese.

I love how portobello mushrooms mimic meat in this vegan fajitas recipe! I marinate all of the veggies to boost flavor in this wonderful veggie packed recipe.

Vegetarian Fajitas Recipes

This vegan fajitas recipe is easy and delicious… and just like the fajitas recipes above, the fajitas marinade is zero calories!

Vegetarian Fajitas Recipe Shopping List:

  • Portobello mushrooms
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Chili powder
  • Dried oregano
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • Red bell peppers
  • Yellow onions
  • Jalapeño
Vegetarian Fajitas Recipe

Vegetarian Fajitas Recipe

Lose Weight By Eating
This vegetarian fajita recipe is easy and delcious! It's actually vegan if you skip adding cheese…
This yummy vegan fajitas recipe is a great way to increase your veggie intake, while cutting calories and boosting metabolism!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinating Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 63 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Portobello mushrooms, sliced in thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, all seeds and ribs removed and thinly sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl combine the cayenne, chili powder, oregano, garlic powder and salt. Mix well then move 1/2 of the mixture to a large gallon Ziploc bag, and the other 1/2 to a small sandwich sized bag (or smaller).
  • Add the sliced veggies to the bag, then drop in the small bag of spices in (make sure it is closed) and place in the fridge for the minimum of 3 hours but 24 is even better. If you are going to freeze the fajitas for later now is the time to do so.
  • In your largest skillet heat the olive oil on medium-high and add in the mushrooms, bell pepper, onion, jalapeno and the bag of spices.
  • Mix together and cook until the veggies are soft about 10-15 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 63kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 2.3gFat: 1.5gSaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 6mgPotassium: 408mgFiber: 2.7gSugar: 6.2gCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
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