Chicken Fajita Foil Pack is a quick and easy dinner idea. Chicken, vegetables and fajita seasoning all cooked in aluminum foil on the grill or in the oven.

Chicken Fajita on a cutting board
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Fajita Chicken foil packet meal make the perfect weeknight dinner. These foil packets dinners can be made in a variety of ways. They are easy to prep and can be made in the oven or on the grill.

Chicken fajita foil packets is a complete meal idea and an easy Grilled Chicken Recipe. We love that foil packet recipes make for an easy clean up and everyone can make their own.

Why This Recipe Works

This chicken fajita foil pack recipe is easy to make with simple ingredients. Wrapping your chicken fajita ingredients in a foil keeps it juicy and loaded with flavor.

We love that everyone can create their own fajita chicken foil packets for a crowd pleasing meal idea.

Ingredients

Chicken Fajita Foil pack ingredients - fajita seasoning, lime, chicken breasts, bell peppers, onion, sour cream, cheese, cilantro, lime, flour tortillas
  • Fajita Seasoning
  • Fresh Lime, juiced
  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • Red Bell Pepper
  • Green Bell Pepper
  • White Onion

For Serving: 

  • Sour Cream 
  • Shredded Cheese 
  • Chopped Cilantro 
  • Lime Wedges 
  • Flour Tortillas 

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Variation Ideas

  • Veggies – Feel free to use different veggies for this recipe. You can dice up red onions, peppers and more.
  • Change Meat – You can easily make steak fajitas with this recipe. Change the chicken to chicken thighs or chicken tenders.
  • Seasoning – We love making homemade fajita seasoning, but feel free to use your own. Toss the chicken with chili powder, paprika, black pepper and garlic powder.

Step by Step Instructions

Placing the peppers and onions in a bowl

Step 1 – Slice Vegetables – Slice the bell peppers and the onions and add them to a large mixing bowl. 

Placing the chicken strips in a bowl with the veggies

Step 2 – Slice Chicken – Slice the chicken breasts and add them to the bowl as well. 

Topping the strips of chicken with seasoning

Step 3 – Season Ingredients – Season the chicken and vegetables with the fajita seasoning.  Use a large spoon to coat the chicken and vegetables with the seasoning.  

Dividing the chicken fajita ingredients on pieces of foil

Step 4 – Divide Ingredients – Divide the chicken mixture between four 12×12 inch sheets of foil. Then wrap the foil tightly around the contents to form your foil packs.

  • Step 5 – Grill Foil Packets – Grill over high heat for about 8-10 minutes on each side. Cook until the chicken and peppers is cooked through (internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit).  
  • Step 6 – Carefully Open Packets – Make sure to be careful when opening the foil packets as steam will be released. 
  • Step 7 – Serve – Then the grilled chicken fajita mixture is ready to serve. With your favorite fajita toppings or over tortillas and enjoy.

Recipe Tips

  • Heavy Duty Foil – Make sure to use heavy duty foil so that it doesn’t break when making this recipe. 
  • Cutting Vegetables – We like to slice the peppers and onions about the same size so they cook evenly.
  • Slice Chicken – Slice the chicken breast into strips to easily fit into the foil packets.
  • Cooking Time – Cooking time will vary based on your grill.
  • Opening Packet – Make sure to carefully open packet as the steam will extremely warm when opening.
  • Serving – Serve these chicken fajitas with your favorite rice, black beans salad, or to wrap in a flour tortilla.
  • Prepare Grill – Preheat your grill to medium high heat for best results.
Chicken fajita foil packs on a baking sheet

How to Make Chicken Fajita Foil Pack in the Oven:

If you prefer you can make this fajita foil pack in the oven. Tin foil dinners always make an easy dinner idea whether you cook in the oven or on the grill.

You can place the ingredients in the foil or make a sheet pan dinner. Place the foil packs on a baking sheet at 425 degrees. Cook for about 20 minutes until cooked through.

Make sure to use a meat thermometer to ensure internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.  

How to Store Leftovers

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.  

Chicken fajita foil packs on a baking sheet

More Easy Foil Pack Recipes

This is the perfect recipe to feed a crowd. If you make this foil pack chicken fajita dinner, please leave us a comment.

Chicken Fajita Foil Pack

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Chicken Fajita Foil Pack is a quick and easy dinner idea. Chicken, vegetables and fajita seasoning all cooked in aluminum foil on the grill or in the oven.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine Mexican
Course Main Course
Calories 319

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Fajita seasoning
  • 1 fresh lime juiced
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 white onion
  • For Serving:
  • Sour Cream
  • Shredded Cheese
  • Chopped Cilantro
  • Lime Wedges
  • Flour Tortillas
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Instructions

  • Slice the bell peppers and the onions and add them to a large mixing bowl.
  • Slice the chicken breasts and add them to the bowl as well.
  • Season the chicken and vegetables with the fajita seasoning.  Use a large spoon to coat the chicken and vegetables with the seasoning.
  • Divide the chicken mixture between four 12×12 inch sheets of foil, then wrap the foil tightly around the contents to form your foil packs.
  • Grill over high heat for about 8-10 minutes on each side or until the chicken is cooked through (internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Make sure to be careful when opening the foil packets as steam will be released.
  • Then the chicken mixture is ready to serve with your favorite fajita toppings or over tortillas and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

These also can be baked on a baking sheet at 425 degrees F for about 20 minutes until cooked through and has reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.  
Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 319kcal, Carbohydrates 20g, Protein 36g, Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 4g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0.02g, Cholesterol 108mg, Sodium 438mg, Potassium 724mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 4g, Vitamin A 897IU, Vitamin C 45mg, Calcium 78mg, Iron 2mg

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