Chicken fajitas recipe

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  • Healthy
serves: 8
Skill: easy
5-a-day: 2
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 25 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 333 kCal 17%
Fat 12g 17%
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  • This delicious chicken fajitas recipe by awesome duo the Hairy Bikers is really delicious.

    The herby, chilli-laced homemade guacamole is what makes them really special – plus they’re so easy to make. Simply serve with warm fajitas, grated cheddar cheese and a few healthy dollops of sour cream. Enjoy!


    • For the vegetables:
    • 2 medium onions, peeled and cut into thin wedges
    • 2 red peppers, de-seeded and sliced
    • 2tbsp olive oil
    • For the chicken:
    • 4 chicken breasts
    • 30g (1oz) sachet of fajita seasoning
    • For the guacamole:
    • 2 medium avocados, de-stoned and peeled
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 1-2 green chillies, de-seeded and finely chopped
    • 2tbsp freshly chopped coriander
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • To serve:
    • 8 flour tortillas
    • Sour cream
    • Cheddar cheese, grated


    • To prepare the vegetables: Place the onions and red peppers on a piece of thick foil and drizzle over the olive oil. Fold the edges of the foil up and seal to form a parcel. Place the parcel on the grill for about 15-20 mins, or until the vegetables have softened, turning it occasionally.

    • To prepare the chicken: Flatten the breasts out to about twice the original size. Dust the seasoning mix over all the surfaces of the chicken. Place the chicken on the grill for 7-8 mins each side, or until completely cooked through.

    • To make the guacamole: Chop the avocados and mash slightly, then stir in the lime juice, chopped chillies and coriander. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

    • When the chicken is cooked, cut it into strips.

    • To heat the tortillas, place them on the grill for about 20-30 secs on each side. Place some vegetables in a row in the centre of the tortilla, add some strips of chicken on top, then add some guacamole, sour cream and a little grated cheese. Roll the tortilla up and eat immediately.

    Top tip for making Chicken fajitas

    Top tip: Make some extra and enjoy them as a tasty alternative to a sandwich, or a lovely lunchbox treat.

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