Quick & Easy Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas on table with guacamole and chilli; for those quick mid-week meals


Quick & Easy Chicken Fajitas

Total Time 20-30 Minutes. Serves: 4-6


1 red capsicum, sliced into thin strips

1 green capsicum, sliced into thin strips

1 yellow capsicum, sliced into thin strips

1 red onion, sliced

2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced

Olive oil


1 clove garlic, crushed

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 teaspoon sweet paprika

½ teaspoon cumin

¼ teaspoon dried chilli (optional)

1 lime

To serve

Tub of guacamole

1 small tub of sour cream, or Greek yoghurt.

1 jar of Mexican salsa

100 g, grated cheddar cheese

Bunch chopped coriander. (optional)

4-6 large tortilla

How to Make It

Step 1

Place the chicken, capsicum, onion, garlic in a bowl with the salt, paprika, chilli and cumin and squeeze over the lime juice. Leave 5 minutes to marinate.

Step 2

Add olive oil to large frying pan or wok. Add the chicken and capsicum and onions. Cook until chicken is golden and cooked through. Keep stirring the ingredients around so they don’t burn.

Step 3

Warm up the tortillas in a microwave or in the oven, as per directions on the packet.

Step 4

Serve the chicken and vegetables at the table, with the tortillas, guacamole, Mexican salsa, sour cream, grated cheese and chopped coriander.

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