Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

5 from 2 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 400 g chicken filet diced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 green chilli or jalapeno pepper chopped
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice zest

to serve

  • 2-4 soft tortillas warmed
  • 4 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 large tomatoes diced
  • 50 g grated cheese
  • 3 tbsp fresh coriander chopped
  • Salt and pepper


  • First, prepare the spice mix. In a small bowl, combine the smoked paprika, ground coriander, ground cumin, dried oregano, salt and chilli powder. Stir and set aside.
  • Preheat a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add a drizzle of oil and add the chicken pieces and sprinkle with the spice mix. Cook stirring for 4-6 minutes depending on the size of the dices.
  • Then, add the peppers, chilli, onions, garlic. Continue to sauté for 2-3 minutes until just cooked through and the vegetables are just softened.
  • Remove from the heat, drizzle over the lime and check the seasoning for spices, salt and pepper.
  • Serve in warm tortillas with a spoon full of sour cream on the tortilla, some diced tomato, grated cheese and fresh coriander leaves. Enjoying while hot.


Butterfly the chicken if using a filet and grill on the barbecue on a sunny day! Assured to be a tasty and quick meal everytime.
Keyword chicken, fajitas, weekly dinner

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