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Easy Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas

Are you in the mood for Mexican food? You’ll love my Easy Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas recipe. This easy, delicious, and crowd-pleasing meal comes together in just minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Course: Instant Pot, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas
Servings: 6
Calories: 290kcal


  • 2-3 pounds boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 packet of fajita seasoning or 5 Tbsp of fajita seasoning mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 lime cut into wedges or slices
  • cilantro


  • Place trivet in bottom of Instant Pot
  • Pour 1/2 cup of water in bottom of Instant Pot.
  • Slice chicken breasts into strips.
  • Slice peppers & onions into strips.
  • Place chicken in Instant Pot and generously sprinkle Fajita Seasoning over the top of chicken slices.
  • Close lid and valve. Cook on Manual/Pressure Cook, high pressure for 12 minutes. Quick release. Add peppers and onions.
  • Cook another 2 minutes on Manual/Pressure Cook, high pressure. Quick release.
  • Garnish with lime juice & cilantro.
  • Serve over refried beans on tortillas


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 481mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 800IU | Vitamin C: 67.7mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.4mg