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Mexican chicken fajitas recipe
Healthy Chicken Fajitas Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Healthy chicken fajitas, a quick and easy midweek dinner that is light, healthy and delicious. Ready in well under 15 minutes.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 278 kcal
Author: Daniela Anderson
Ingredients
  • 250 g chicken breasts
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1/2 yellow pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp smoked bbq sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp sour cream / mayonnaise to serve
  • parsley to decorate
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 tortilla wraps
Instructions
  1. To cook the chicken, heat up a grill pan, cut the chicken breasts into cubes and place them in a bag.

  2. Add one tablespoon of oil, paprika, bbq sauce, pepper and salt, seal the bag and shake well.

  3. Grill on both sides until cooked through, approximately 3 minutes on each side.

  4. Remove from the heat and set aside.

  5. Cut the onion and peppers into strips, add the remaining oil to a pan, and fry the onion with a pinch of salt until tender.

  6. Add the peppers and stir, leaving them to cook for about 5 minutes until slightly tender.

  7. Season well with salt and pepper, add the tomato paste and chicken, then stir. Garnish with parsley and remove from the heat.

  8. Warm up the tortilla wrap, spread the sour cream or mayonnaise over, then add chicken mixture to it.

  9. Wrap well, and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chicken Fajitas Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 397mg 17%
Potassium 519mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 40.8%
Vitamin C 82.2%
Calcium 5.5%
Iron 11.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.