Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Cook: 10 min./batch


8 servings


2 tablespoons canola oil3 tablespoons lime juice, divided 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest1 teaspoon chili powder3/4 teaspoon garlic powder, divided 1/2 teaspoon onion powder1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 teaspoon pepper2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips1/2 teaspoon salt1 large sweet red pepper and large green pepper, thinly sliced1 medium onion, thinly sliced16 corn tortillas (6 inches)Lime wedgesOptional: Sour cream and chopped cilantro


In a bowl or shallow dish, combine oil, 2 tablespoons lime juice, zest, chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, cayenne pepper and pepper. Add chicken and turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Preheat air fryer to 400°. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Season chicken with salt. In batches, arrange chicken in a single layer in greased air fryer; cook, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink, 6-8 minutes. Remove chicken; set aside. In a large bowl, toss peppers, onions, remaining lime juice and remaining garlic powder; add to air fryer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 4-5 minutes. Return chicken to air fryer; heat through. Serve with tortillas and lime wedges. If desired, top with sour cream and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

2 fajitas: 278 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 236mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.