Chicken fajitas

Quick, flavoursome dinner


This recipe is both quick and full of flavour. It is sure to get rave reviews from all the family!


Ingredients - Serves 1 Adult

  • 1 medium red or green pepper, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil
  • ½ a teaspoon of crushed chillies
  • 1 small chicken breast (100g / 3½oz.), cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh coriander, chopped
  • ½ a lime, juiced
  • 1 wholemeal tortilla wrap
  • 30g /1oz. of lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of sour cream

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan over a medium to high heat and stir-fry the onion, garlic and chillies for 10 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the diced chicken and cook for 8 minutes until the chicken is browned.
  3. Add the peppers and coriander and cook for a further 2-3 minutes before adding the fresh lime juice off the heat.
  4. Heat the tortilla in a microwave or toast in a hot pan.
  5. Remove the warm tortilla and fill with the chicken mixture, lettuce chopped tomato and a dollop of sour cream before rolling up into a thick cigar shape and serving.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with a green salad.

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To mix things up why not forget the wrap and serve with brown rice instead?

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Chicken fajitas

Serves

1 Adult

1 Adult

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

20 Minutes

5-a-day

4 Of Your 5 A Day

4 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Cutlery, Frying Pan, Kitchen Scales

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeCutleryFrying PanKitchen Scales
Energy
2153kj
511kcal
%
Fat
10.1g
14%
Saturates
0.9g
4%
Sugars
21.8g
24%
Salt
0.7g
12%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (606g)
Energy355Kj 2153Kj
84Kcal 511Kcal
Fat1.7g 10.1g
(of which saturates)0.2g 0.9g
Carbohydrate9.8g 59.2g
(of which sugars)3.6g 21.8g
Fibre1.5g 9.1g
Protein6.8g 41.2g
Salt0.1g 0.7g

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