Chicken Fajita Burgers – Simplest recipe ever!

There are times when you really want to eat something special and different yet you don’t wanna spend too much time in kitchen hence the dilemma. For me, these times happen almost all the time ( yea, I am exaggerating a little… lol) and this leads me to google in search for different effortless and expeditious recipes. The one I am about to share today is one of such kinds, I stumbled upon this one by Delish while scrolling my Facebook news feed one day and I decided to keep it in my To-Try list immediately.  I am so glad I did because it turned out to be super scrumptious, HI ended up asking for more as soon as he finished one (he usually eats one).

Ideal to serve these as a meal to kids who love to eat burgers over everything else. These will compliment your hi-tea menu as well. Try it and enjoy it 🙂

About Chicken Fajita: The word fajita is derived from Tex-Mex cuisine commonly referring to any grilled meat. It is usually cooked with onions and bell peppers topped with cheese and other seasonings which in turn make it irresistible.
The history of fajita dates back to 1930s in the ranch lands of South and West Texas. Many times, the fajita meat is brought to the table sizzling loudly on a metal platter with the tortillas and condiments.

Rating:   chef-hatchef-hatchef-hatchef-hat

Inspired By: delish

Cuisine: Tex-Mex

Course:  Main

Serves: 3-4 Ease Level:  chef-hatchef-hatchef-hatchef-hat
Prep Time:  30 mins  Quickness:  chef-hatchef-hatchef-hat
Cooking Time:  25 mins Spice Level:  chef-hatchef-hatchef-hat

chef-hat Above ratings are out of 5, with 5 being the ‘most’.


chef-hatCutting Board
chef-hatBig bowl
chef-hatCooking spoon


chef-hatChicken breasts 400 gms thinly sliced

Marination Ingredients

chef-hatOil 2 tbsp
chef-hatLemon Juice 1 tbsp
chef-hatCumin powder 2 tsp
chef-hatChili powder 2 tsp
chef-hatPaprika powder 1 tsp
chef-hatSalt 1 tsp
chef-hatBlack Pepper 1 tsp (freshly ground)

Cooking Ingredients

chef-hatOil 1 tbsp
chef-hatOnion 1 large (thinly sliced)
chef-hatBell peppers 4 (one of each color) (seeded and sliced)
chef-hatMonterey jack cheese 4 slices
chef-hatBurger buns
chef-hatMayonnaise to layer buns
chef-hatChopped Coriander leaves for garnish


chef-hatMarinate chicken strips with all the marination ingredients for about half an hour
In hot oil, add bell peppers and onions and cook till they become tender.
chef-hatNow introduce the chicken in pan, combine and cook until chicken is done (for about 10 minutes).
chef-hatAdd cheese and cover with a lid to let melt, for about 2 minutes.
chef-hatApply mayonnaise on both inner sides of toasted burger buns.
chef-hatServe cheesy chicken and peppers on burger buns
chef-hatGarnish with coriander leaves and squeeze with lime.


chef-hatAdjust the spices to suit your taste buds.
chef-hatUse extra virgin olive oil for better results.

chef-hatYou can make sandwiches with bread slices too.
chef-hatSubstitute monetery jack with cheddar or mozeralla cheese if it’s not handy.

Chicken Fajita Burger 2

Hope you’ll enjoy trying it out.
I’d love to get your feedback. Feel free to drop a comment below about your experience.

Happy fah-eat-ta-ing! 😉

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