Recipe: 20 Minutes Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta

Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re obsessed with Mexican Food around here. What’s not to love about this spicy flavorful cuisine! We love tacos, burritos, bowls, and fajita so why not make a chicken fajita pasta?

This chicken fajita pasta is packed with all the flavors of chicken fajitas in a creamy pasta form.

Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta



  • 8 oz pasta any shape
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into small bite size pieces (about 1/2 inch)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fajita seasoning homemade or store bought packet, see note below for recipe
  • 2 bell peppers any colors, seeded and sliced
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 5 cloves fresh garlic minced
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions (al-dente), don't forget to season with salt.
  2. Heat a large heavy-duty pan or pot to medium/ high heat. Add oil and chicken breast pieces to pan. Sprinkle chicken with fajita seasoning. Cook for 5 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through.
  3. Add bell peppers, onion, and garlic to pan. Stir for 2-3 minutes or until onion is tender.
  4. Add pasta, half & half and cooked pasta to pan. Stir and simmer for 5 minutes or until cheese is fully melted and all the flavors are combined.
  5. Top with fresh minced cilantro, serve immediately.

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