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Three tortilla shells stuffed with crockpot chicken fajitas.
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Crockpot Chicken Fajitas

This crockpot chicken fajitas recipe takes a Tex-Mex favorite and makes it even easier by cooking it in a slow cooker! It’s a kid-friendly dinner that can be customized to your family’s tastes, so everyone will love it.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 15 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: crockpot chicken fajitas
Servings: 6 - 8 servings
Calories: 141kcal


  • crockpot
  • Mixing bowl


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 yellow onion sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1 jar medium or hot salsa 16 oz
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Flour tortillas

Serving Suggestions:

  • Shredded Mexican style cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole
  • Pico de gallo
  • Lime wedges
  • Fresh cilantro


  • Spray the inside of a large crockpot with nonstick cooking spray.
    Nonstick cooking spray
  • In a large bowl, stir together the onion, peppers, garlic, salsa and spices until combined. Spread half along the bottom of the slow cooker.
    1 yellow onion, 1 red bell pepper, 1 green bell pepper, 3 cloves garlic, 1 jar medium or hot salsa, 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon smoked paprika, 2 teaspoons kosher salt, ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Lay the chicken breasts over the top, followed by the remaining salsa mixture.
    1 pound boneless
  • Cook for 3 to 4 hours on high, or 6 to 7 hours on low until the chicken is completely cooked throughout. If using a probe thermometer, the chicken will read 165 F when done.
  • Pull the chicken from the slow cooker. Let cool for 5 minutes until you are able to shred it into bite sized pieces with a fork. Add the pulled chicken back to the slow cooker. Mix together and serve with desired accompaniments.
    Flour tortillas, Shredded Mexican style cheese, Sour cream, Guacamole, Pico de gallo, Lime wedges, Fresh cilantro


*Nutrition information does not include tortillas or toppings. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 1371mg | Potassium: 648mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1351IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg