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A chicken fajita

Chicken fajitas

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Add fun to a kids' party and cut down on prep time with fajitas the little ones can build themselves. Serve with guacamole alongside the chicken and peppers

Nutrition: Per serving


  • 24 flour tortillas
  • 300g soured cream

For the chicken

  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 2 limes , juiced
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • small pack coriander , finely chopped

For the pepper mix

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large red onion , cut into thin wedges
  • 2 red and 2 yellow peppers , cut into thin strips
  • 200g cherry tomatoes , halved


  • STEP 1

    Slice the chicken breasts in half horizontally, then cut them into thin strips. Put them in a bowl, add the remaining ingredients and rub into the chicken with your hands.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the oil for the pepper mix in a large frying pan and fry the onion wedges for 6 mins or until softened. Turn the heat up high so the wedges char slightly at the edges, season well and, using a slotted spoon, lift them onto a baking tray and keep warm.

  • STEP 3

    Add the peppers in batches, cook them the same way, then transfer to the baking tray with the onions. Cook the tomatoes in the same way and add them to the peppers.

  • STEP 4

    Heat a griddle pan or use the same frying pan and cook the chicken in batches over a high heat – allow them to catch a little on the edges but don’t overcook them. Add them to the baking tray to keep warm.

  • STEP 5

    Heat the tortillas on the griddle, then wrap in foil and keep warm in the oven, or heat in the microwave following pack instructions.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2017

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