Introduction: Chicken Fajitas Recipe


Preparation Time: 15 Mins

½ Green Bell Pepper - Sliced
½ Red Bell Pepper - Sliced
½ Onion - Sliced
½ tsp Pepper Powder
2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
Salt to taste

For the chicken filling:

300 – 400 gm Boneless Chicken Thighs / Breast - Cut into long strips
1/4 cup Coriander Leaves - Roughly Chopped
5 Garlic Cloves - Roughly Chopped
2 tsp Lime / Lemon Juice
½ tsp Chili Powder
½ tsp Pepper Powder
½ tsp Cumin Powder
Salt to taste

To serve:

½ cup Sour cream
½ cup Cheese - Shredded (optional)
Servings: 2 - 3

How to make Chicken Fajitas

Cooking Time: 25 Mins

Step 1: Coarsely grind coriander leaves, garlic cloves, lemon juice, chili powder, pepper powder, cumin powder and salt in a blender / food processor

Step 2: Marinate chicken pieces with this ground mixture. Keep in the refrigerator for about 3-4 hours

Step 3: Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wide pan or a cast iron skillet at medium-high heat

Step 4: Add the sliced bell peppers, onion and season with salt and pepper powder

Step 5: Stir-fry for 4 - 5 minutes or till they turn brown along the edges. They should be half-cooked but still crunchy. Transfer it in another bowl

Step 6: In the same pan, heat 1 tbsp oil

Step 7: Add chicken and fry at low - medium heat for 7-8 mins or till they turn brown on both sides about 6 - 8 minutes

Step 8: Add bell peppers and onion. Stir-fry everything for a minute. Arrange immediately on warm tortillas and add all the toppings

Step 9: Fold the tortilla into a pocket by bringing the bottom up first and then folding over each side

Foot Note:

Add cheese in the Fajita pocket and serve with sour cream