Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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Louise Modified: December 15, 2021
Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas Recipe


How To Make Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas

Enjoy something delicious even on hectic weeknights with this Instant Pot chicken fajitas recipe. Just gather all the ingredients and press cook!

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • lb chicken breast
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 1 sweet onion, medium
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp chili pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground paprika
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp lime juice


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, lime juice, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper and chili pepper.
  2. Make sure the stainless steel insert is in the Instant Pot. Add chicken strips to insert. Pour oil and seasoning mixture over chicken. Gently toss with metal tongs.

  3. Wash, core and thinly slice bell pepper and onion. Layer on top of the chicken.

  4. Add half cup of water to insert.

  5. Close lid, set the valve to "sealing" position. Press "Manual" button, make sure the IP is set to high pressure. Adjust timer to 10 minutes. The Instant Pot will beep after few seconds.

  6. When it comes to pressure, it will start the timer.

  7. Once done, the IP will beep. Press "cancel/off" button. Carefully switch the valve to "venting" position and quickly release pressure. When the metal part of valve drops, carefully open the lid away from your face.
  8. Serve chicken and peppers in flour tortillas. Garnish with chopped cilantro (or parsley) and a dash of crushed red peppers.


  • Sugar: 8g
  • :
  • Calcium: 53mg
  • Calories: 428kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 145mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Potassium: 730mg
  • Protein: 54g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 282mg
  • Vitamin A: 2081IU
  • Vitamin C: 107mg
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