Recipe: Easy Crock-Pot Fajitas

If you’re like me, you love Mexican-style food. If you’re REALLY like me, you like EASY Mexican-style food. Thanks to the crock-pot, you can make a quick, easy, and delicious chicken fajita dish with next to no effort.


1 to 1 1/2 pounds of chicken breast

1 large onion

1 large red pepper

1 16-ounce jar of salsa (mild, medium, or hot)

Sour Cream

Shredded Mexican Cheese

1 package of fajita wraps

2 cups shredded lettuce (optional)

1 tomato, chopped (optional)


Trim any fat from the chicken and cut it into slices.

Peel and cut the onion into approximately 1/2 wide slices.

Seed and cut the pepper into approximately 1/2 wide slices.

Combine chicken, onion, and pepper into the crock-pot. Pour the salsa over the top and stir to mix.

Turn the crock-pot on low heat and cook for approximately 6 hours, until the chicken is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are soft.

To serve, spoon the fajita mixtures with a slotted spoon onto a fajita wrap, and add sour cream and cheese to taste. If desired, add tomato and lettuce. Wrap up the fajita wrap and enjoy!

This recipe is a real crowd pleaser, and is super-easy to prepare. Leftovers are great for lunches, too.
To make this dish with fewer fat and calories, use whole-wheat wraps and low-fat sour cream and cheese.

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