Chicken fajita skewers

Chicken fajita skewers

Succulent chicken fajita skewers are a perfect, assemble-ahead weeknight dinner. Marinated in lime, oregano & olive oil, they are as tasty as they are easy.
Course Chicken, Dinner, Easy Recipe, Tex-Mex
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Alida Ryder


for the skewers

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon chilli flakes optional
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 1-2 bell peppers seeded and chopped into bite-sized chunks
  • 1-2 red onions cut into bite-sized chunks
  • bamboo skewers soaked in water for 1-2 hours (this prevents them from burning)

to serve

  • tortillas
  • guacamole
  • sour cream


  • Combine the olive oil, lime juice and spices in a bowl and mix well.
  • Add the chicken and allow to marinade for 30 mins-1 hour.
  • Thread the marinated chicken onto the skewers with the peppers and onions. Place back in the marinade and allow to marinade until you are ready to cook.
  • Cook the chicken fajita skewers in a hot griddle pan until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve with tortillas, sour cream and guacamole.