Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

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Welcome to the Cast Iron Lane Sheet Pan Saturdays where I feature yummy recipe that are easily baked on a sheet pan.

Sheet pan recipes are versatile, and can range from breakfast, snack, dessert to main dish!

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Use this Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Quesadilla recipe for an easy make, bake, and clean up!

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Quesadilla frequently asked questions:

How long to cook sheet pan chicken fajitas?

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas can bake anywhere from 15 – 40 minutes depending on the ingredients used and if layers are incorporated. This recipe will bake a total of 20 minutes after pre-cooking chicken in skillet.

What size of sheet pan do I need for sheet pan chicken fajitas?

For this recipe, you’ll need two half-sheet pans to make this recipe. Or you can double the recipe and use two full sheet pans.

I hope you give it a try and let me know what you think in the comments below!

This recipe specifically calls for a 10×15 jelly roll sheet pan. You could make it on a standard half-sheet pan, it will just not be as thick of a cake as it will spread out a little further to fill that slightly larger pan.

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How to Make Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Quesadillas Recipe

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Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American Mexican, Mexican


  • 2 half-sheet pans


  • 1 lb skinless boneless chicken breast, chopped
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 larege onion, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 1.12 ounce package fajita seasoning mix
  • 2 Cups Mexican cheese blend, shredded
  • 4 Tbsps sour cream
  • 4 Tbsps pico de gallo or to taste
  • 2 Tbsps chopped fresh cilantro


  • Preheat the oven to 375F
  • Using large skillet, heat olive oil. Stir in onion, bell peppers. Cook until soft
  • Remove from skillet and set aside
  • Add chicken to skillet and cook about five minutes.
  • Place onion and bell pepper mix back into skillet. Ad water and fajita seasoning
  • Stirring, cook until chicken is fully cooked. About 3 - 4 minutes
  • Using a half-sheet pan, lay 6 tortillas around edges. Leave half of the tortiall hanging over side
  • Cover the pan completely by laying more tortillas down the center of pan
  • Scoop chicken mix over top of tortillas. Use a slotted spoon so that too much liquid is not added on top of tortillas making them soggy
  • Sprinkle cheese over chicken mix
  • Place additional tortillas over center. Fold outer tortillas over top of chicken mix
  • Lay another half-sheet pan or baking sheet on top of tortillas to hold them closed
  • Bake 10 minutes
  • Remove top baking sheet
  • Bake an additional 10 - 12 minutes until golden and crispy
  • Slice and serve with sour cream, cilantro, and pico de gallo
Keyword Baked chicken, chicken, chicken fajitas, fajitas, Quesadillas
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