Buffalo Chicken Fajitas

Doused in buffalo sauce and nestled in a chewy tortilla, this mash-up of game day classics can easily be scaled up or down, depending on your number of guests. Slideshow:  Innovative Game Day Snack Recipes 

Buffalo Chicken Fajitas
Photo: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Total Time:
45 mins


Buffalo Sauce

  • 1/4 cup butter

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 cup Frank’s RedHot or other hot sauce

  • 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Chicken Fajitas

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced in strips

  • 1 medium onion, sliced

  • 1 large bell pepper, seeded and sliced

  • Kosher or sea salt

  • Fresh cracked black pepper

  • Flour or corn tortillas, for serving

  • Shredded cheese and sour cream, for serving (optional)

  • Chopped avocado, chopped cilantro and salsa or chopped tomatoes, for serving (optional)


Make the Buffalo Sauce

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Melt the butter, and then stir in the garlic. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the garlic is lightly browned.

  2. Stir in the hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. Reduce heat to low and simmer the sauce for about 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened. Set aside.

Make the Fajitas

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and then stir in the chicken. Cook for 2 minutes or until the chicken is lightly browned. Stir in the onion and bell pepper and cook with the chicken for 3 to 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

  2. Stir in the buffalo sauce and cook for another 2 minutes or until everything is well combined and heated through. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with tortillas and optional toppings.

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