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Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas - Gluten Free & Dairy Free

Slow Cooker or Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas – Gluten Free & Dairy Free

  • Author: Morgan | Just What We Eat
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 3 hrs
  • Total Time: 3 hrs 15 min
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 14.5oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbs diced green chilies
  • 1 large bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 red onion, cut into strips
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. In a small bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, and mix.
  2. Place tomatoes, chilies, pepper, onion, garlic, and lime in the slow cooker/Instant Pot.
  3. Coat both sides of the chicken breasts in the seasoning mixture and place in the slow cooker/Instant Pot.
  4. Push the chicken down into the tomato, onion, and pepper mixture until the chicken is coated.
  5. If cooking in a slow cooker, cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours.
  6. If cooking in an Instant Pot, close the lid and make sure you are NOT venting. Select the Poultry setting which should be pre-programmed to cook for 20 minutes.
  7. When the chicken is done, cut it into strips or shred it.
  8. Serve on gluten free flour or corn tortillas, over some quinoa or rice, or just all by itself.

To Freeze and Cook Later

  1. Combine all ingredients in a gallon-sized plastic freezer bag and freeze for up to to three months.
  2. When ready to cook, thaw overnight in refrigerator.
  3. Follow cooking directions above.