fajitas recipe

Easy Weeknight Fajitas

Create this quick weeknight fajita recipe when you are short of time. This easy to follow recipe is a perfect way to start cooking delicious Mexican food.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Weeknight Meal
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • 4 Tortillas
  • 1 Red onion sliced
  • 1 Red pepper sliced
  • 1 Green pepper sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp Fajita seasoning
  • 400 g Chicken or mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Sour cream or gaucamole


  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium to high heat.
  • Add chicken if using and fry until golden brown and fully cooked.
  • Add the onion and saute until soft and translucent. Add garlic and fajita seasoning and cook for a further 2 minutes. Add mushrooms if using and cook until soft.
  • Towards the end of cooking add your peppers to keep them crunchy.
  • Serve in the middle of the table and let your guests make their own delicious fajitas.
  • Choose your favourite sides whether its salsa, guac or sour cream.
Keyword easy recipes, Mexican cuisine, weeknight meals

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