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Hasselback Fajita Chicken cooked in an air fryer

Air Fryer Hasselback Fajita Chicken

Air Fryer Hasselback Fajita Chicken- Mexican seasonings, onions, peppers, and cheese give this low carb chicken so much flavor. Cooks in just 14 minutes!

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Keyword air fryer, chicken breasts, gluten free, low carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 250 kcal


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • chopped fresh cilantro and lime juice for serving, optional


  1. Carefully make 5 or 6 slits crosswise along chicken, cutting 3/4 of the way through.

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper.

  3. Sprinkle chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder on chicken and down in the slits.

  4. Stuff the slits with red bell pepper and red onion.

  5. Lightly spray air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place chicken in basket and lightly spray the tops of the chicken.

  6. Air fry at 350 degrees for 13 minutes.

  7. Open air fryer, sprinkle cheese on top and air fry for another 1 to 2 minutes.

  8. Sprinkle with a little lime juice and chopped fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Hasselback Fajita Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 99mg33%
Sodium 337mg15%
Potassium 525mg15%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 1298IU26%
Vitamin C 40mg48%
Calcium 190mg19%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.