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Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas
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Can you make Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas in a Ninja Foodi?

Yes, you can make Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas in a Ninja Foodi. The Ninja Foodi is a versatile appliance that combines the functions of a pressure cooker, air fryer, and more, allowing you to cook a wide variety of dishes, including chicken fajitas.

Ingredients Needed For Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas

Cooking chicken fajitas in Ninja Foodi are a quick way to get dinner on the table, this will soon become your families favorite.

Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas

Remember the step-by-step directions and detailed ingredient list are below, in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post, as well as the nutritional information.

  • Chicken Breast: Thinly sliced chicken breast provides the protein base for the fajitas, ensuring a flavorful and satisfying meal.
  • Bell Peppers: Sliced bell peppers add vibrant color and a sweet, crunchy texture to the fajitas, complementing the savory chicken.
  • Onion: Sliced onion adds depth of flavor and aroma to the fajitas, enhancing their overall taste profile.
  • Fajita Seasoning: A blend of spices such as chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder provides the signature flavor of fajitas.
  • Lime Juice: Fresh lime juice adds a tangy, citrusy flavor to the fajitas, enhancing their overall brightness.
  • Olive Oil: Olive oil is used to coat the chicken and vegetables, helping to seal in moisture and promote even cooking.
  • Tortillas: Flour or corn tortillas serve as the base for the fajitas, providing a vessel for holding the delicious filling.
  • Toppings: Optional toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, and fresh cilantro add extra flavor and texture to the fajitas, allowing you to customize them to your liking.

How To Make Chicken Fajitas In Ninja Air Fryer

To make Chicken Fajitas in a Ninja Air Fryer, follow these simple steps:

Chicken Fajitas in a Ninja Air Fryer

Prepare the Chicken and Vegetables: Thinly slice chicken breast, bell peppers, and onions. In a bowl, toss the sliced chicken and vegetables with fajita seasoning, lime juice, and olive oil until well coated.

Chicken Fajitas in a Ninja Air Fryer

Preheat the Ninja Air Fryer: Preheat the Ninja Air Fryer using the Air Crisp function to 375°F (190°C) for a few minutes.

Cook the Chicken and Vegetables: Once the Ninja Air Fryer is preheated, arrange the seasoned chicken and vegetables in a single layer in the air fryer basket or on the air fryer tray. Cook the chicken fajitas in the Ninja Air Fryer for about 15-20 minutes, tossing halfway through, until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.

Chicken Fajitas in a Ninja Air Fryer

Pro Tips For Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas

  • Even Slicing: Ensure the chicken breast and vegetables are thinly sliced and evenly sized to promote even cooking in the Ninja Foodi.
  • Marinating Time: For maximum flavor, marinate the chicken and vegetables in the fajita seasoning, lime juice, and olive oil mixture for at least 30 minutes before cooking.
  • Preheat the Ninja Foodi: Preheat the Ninja Foodi using the Air Crisp function to ensure it’s hot and ready to cook the fajitas evenly and efficiently.
  • Single Layer: Arrange the chicken and vegetables in a single layer in the Ninja Foodi basket or on the tray to allow for proper air circulation and even cooking.
  • Tossing During Cooking: Toss the chicken and vegetables halfway through the cooking time to ensure they cook evenly and develop a delicious char.
  • Check for Doneness: Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the chicken, ensuring it reaches 165°F (74°C) for safe consumption.
  • Customize Toppings: Get creative with your toppings! Experiment with different combinations of shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, and fresh herbs to customize your Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas to your taste preferences.
Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas

Faq’s Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas

Can I use frozen chicken for Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas? While it’s possible to use frozen chicken for Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas, it’s recommended to use thawed chicken for more even cooking and better results.

How long do I cook Chicken Fajitas in the Ninja Foodi? Cooking time can vary depending on the thickness of the chicken and the Ninja Foodi model. Generally, Chicken Fajitas in the Ninja Foodi cook in about 15-20 minutes at 375°F (190°C), tossing halfway through, until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.

Can I adjust the seasoning for Chicken Fajitas in the Ninja Foodi? Yes, feel free to adjust the seasoning blend to your taste preferences by adding more or less of the fajita seasoning, lime juice, or olive oil.

Can I cook Chicken Fajitas and other ingredients together in the Ninja Foodi? Yes, you can cook the chicken and vegetables together in the Ninja Foodi. Simply ensure they are arranged in a single layer for even cooking.

Can I use different vegetables for Chicken Fajitas in the Ninja Foodi? Absolutely! You can customize the vegetables based on your preferences. Bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes are classic choices, but you can also try adding mushrooms, zucchini, or squash.

What are some serving suggestions for Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas? Serve the Chicken Fajitas in warm tortillas with toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, and fresh cilantro. You can also serve them over rice, quinoa, or salad greens for a different presentation.

Can I make Chicken Fajitas ahead of time in the Ninja Foodi? Yes, you can prepare the chicken and vegetables ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator. When ready to serve, simply reheat them in the Ninja Foodi until heated through.

Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas

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Equipment Used

Ninja OS101 Foodi 9-in-1 Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer with Nesting Broil Rack, 5-Quart Capacity, and a Stainless Steel Finish

Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas

Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings

Description

Enjoy flavorful and tender Ninja Foodi Chicken Fajitas made with perfectly seasoned chicken, bell peppers, and onions cooked to perfection in the versatile Ninja Foodi. These easy-to-make fajitas are ready in no time and make for a delicious and satisfying meal for any occasion.

Ingredients 

  • 1 pound chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Tortillas, for serving

Optional toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, fresh cilantro

    Instructions

    • Thinly slice chicken breast, bell peppers, and onions.
    • In a bowl, toss the sliced chicken and vegetables with fajita seasoning, lime juice, and olive oil until well coated.
    • Preheat the Ninja Air Fryer using the Air Crisp function to 375°F (190°C) for a few minutes.
    • Once the Ninja Air Fryer is preheated, arrange the seasoned chicken and vegetables in a single layer in the air fryer basket or on the air fryer tray.
    • Cook the chicken fajitas in the Ninja Air Fryer for about 15-20 minutes, tossing halfway through, until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
    • Once cooked, remove the chicken fajitas from the Ninja Air Fryer.
    • Serve the hot and sizzling chicken fajitas with warm tortillas and your favorite toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, and fresh cilantro.

    Equipment

    • Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker, or Ninja Foodi Grill, or Ninja Foodi Woodfire Grill
    • Cooking Spray

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1ServingCalories: 159kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 17gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 91mgPotassium: 458mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1351IUVitamin C: 55mgCalcium: 90mgIron: 2mg

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