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30 Minute Chicken and Black Bean Fajitas

Heidi Davison
These chicken and black bean fajitas are super easy to make, ready in 30 minutes, and can be served in a variety of ways. They also make great leftovers!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6


  • 1-2 lbs chicken breast sliced
  • Medium-sized onion sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 2 Tbsp oil divided
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp chilli powder
  • 15 oz can black beans drained
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • Flour tortillas
  • Optional toppings: cheese sour cream, salsa, cilantro


  • Slice all chicken and veggies in slivers.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp oil in large saute pan and cook peppers and onions until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove peppers and set aside.
  • Heat another Tbsp oil in the pan and begin to brown chicken, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • When meat is no longer pink, add in the beans and spices. Mix well for about 2-3 minutes.
  • When mixture is bubbling, add in peppers and onion.
  • Stir to heat through, about 3 minutes.
  • Serve warm over tortillas or lettuce with optional toppings.