Chicken Fajitas

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Fajitas are equally easy to make and customize. They make an easy weeknight dinner for the whole family.

Time 30 mins
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

UNITS

SCALE

INGREDIENTS

SEASONING

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil , extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • ½ tsp Paprika , smoked
  • ½ tsp Onion powder
  • ½ tsp Black pepper, freshly ground
  • ½ tsp Cumin , ground
  • To taste Salt

CHICKEN

  • lbs Chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin

FILLINGS

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil , extra virgin
  • 1 large Yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 Red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 Green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 8 Flour tortilla , 15 cm / 6” diameter
  • ½ cup Cheddar cheese, grated

METHOD

  • In a large bowl, combine olive oil, lime juice, chilli powder, paprika, onion powder, black pepper, cumin and salt.
  • Cut chicken breast into strips and toss in spice mixture.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook for 3-5 minutes. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add olive oil. Saute onions until they become soft, about 2 minutes.
  • Add red and green bell peppers and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Return chicken back to skillet and stir to combine.
  • Squeeze lime juice overtop and serve on tortillas, with grated cheddar cheese.

NOTES

  • To prevent overcrowding your pan, you may need to cook chicken in batches
  • Alternatively, you can use corn tortillas (remember they need to be heated) 
  • Garnish fajitas with toppings of your choice. Lettuce, tomatoes, salsa and sour cream all work well

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