Griddled chicken fajitas with squashed avocado

Griddled chicken fajitas with squashed avocado

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Fill tortilla wraps with smoky paprika chicken, a fresh tomato salsa and smashed avocado to make a midweek meal in just 20 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal531
  • fat22g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs42g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre8g
  • protein37g
  • salt1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely grated
  • 150g pot plain bio yogurt
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  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp oregano
    Oregano

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  • 200g mini chicken breast fillets
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
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  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • 4 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • juice 1 lime
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  • 2 seeded tortillas
    Tortilla

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  • 1 avocado, halved and stoned
    Avocado

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Method

  1. Stir the garlic into the yogurt. Spoon 2 tbsp into a medium bowl, add the spices and oregano, and stir well. Add the chicken and toss until coated.

  2. Heat a griddle pan and griddle the chicken for 5 mins, turning once, until cooked all the way through but still moist. (If you want to fry the chicken, wipe a little oil in a non-stick pan first or the spices will burn.)

  3. Mix the tomatoes with the onion, chilli (if using), coriander and lime to taste. Heat the tortillas following pack instructions. Scoop the flesh from the avocado, squash half on top of each tortilla, then add the chicken and the salsa salad. Spoon over the garlicky yogurt, roll up and eat while still hot.

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furglantina
23rd Oct, 2017
5.05
Loved this recipe. I won't be buying store bought salsa or seasoning mix again.
clarebear29
5th Oct, 2017
5.05
These went down amazingly. The flavours were so fresh. I will never buy shop bought salsa again. Definitely a new favourite..
CF123
28th Jan, 2017
3.8
Made it completely wrong (used all the yoghurt instead of 2tbsp) but still really nice. I added the veg into the pan with the chicken and would recommend adding more spices.
catie74
2nd Jan, 2016
The kids love fajitas and the good thing with this recipe is that it is easy enough for the 11 yr old to make it for his brothers
Eat and be happy
2nd Jan, 2016
Really tasty, nice and easy, good quick family meal, I pepped up the salsa with some cayenne pepper and red onion.
Frantic Flapjack
1st Dec, 2015
3.8
Really good recipe for chicken fajitas.
x-x-x-faerie-x-x-x
24th Nov, 2015
2.55
The chicken for this is amazing, not a big fan of the rest (don't really like limes etc), but I will definitely do the chicken again perhaps with some regular salad and mayo in the wraps.
clough91
27th Oct, 2015
5.05
Made as soft tacos (what I had in) cooked chicken in wok instead of a griddle pan because i dont have one. fresh salsa was nice. Ate with some leftover store bought salsa instead of drizzling it with yoghurt. Won't buy store bought fajita mix again! !!
3 kids and a dog
23rd Oct, 2015
3.8
Made this with my 12 year old son as he loves fajitas. Really easy and very tasty. I dont have a griddle, so we just fried the chicken in a tiny drop of oil. We may have large appetites but I did find the portions small for an evening meal - more suited to a lunch or snack. I'd use half again or even double up for a main meal - particularly with a family of growing boys!
darwood
10th Jul, 2016
Surely after the raw chicken has been dipped in the garlicky yogurt you can,t then put the same mixture uncooked on the tortilla before eating as suggested?
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goodfoodteam
9th Aug, 2016
Hi that's right, definitely do not use the coating for the chicken. The recipe requires that you only need 2 tbsp of the garlicky yogurt to coat the chicken. It's the remaining garlicky yogurt you're using to finish the fajitas. Hope that's clear now.
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