Chicken Fajita


Very simple but also very delicious meal you can whip up in no time! Mexican chicken fajita with lime juice and grated cheese.

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Chicken fajita
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2020-01-08, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 15 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 09-02-2021

15 minutes 4 people Main course
Chicken fajita


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  • 1 package tortilla's
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 lime
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • grated cheese, for example ementaler
  • tabasco
  • smoked powdered paprika
  • powdered garlic
  • powdered cumin
  • salt and pepper to liking
  • olive oil
Chicken fajita ingredients
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  • Cutting board
  • Chefs knife
  • 2 x skillet
  • Large bowl
  • Wooden spoon

Chicken Fajita

15 minutes 4 people Main course

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Preparation -- 10 minutes

In a large bowl, mix 1 tablespoon smoked powdered paprika, 1/2 tablespoon powdered cumin and 2 teaspoons powdered garlic together. Mix well. Clean the chicken breasts and dice.

Add the diced chicken breasts into the large bowl with the herb mixture. Season with salt, pepper and tabasco to liking. Mix well. Slice / dice the onion as finely as possible.

Heat up a splash of olive oil in one of the two skillets on medium-high heat. Add in the onion and cook until glazed. Add in the diced chicken filets. Cook the chicken golden-brown while preparing the rest of the ingredients.

Keep stirring every now and then using a wooden spoon. Slice half a red, yellow and green bell pepper in long strips.

Cook the strips alongside with the chicken for a few minutes, it doesn't have to be cooked thoroughly.  

Chicken fajita
Chicken fajita

Finishing up the chicken fajita -- 5 minutes

Heat up the other skillet on medium-high heat. Remove the tortilla's from its packaging and cook them (without any oils or butter) in the skillet. Turn them around and around until nicely cooked.  

Remove from the skillet and place onto a plate. Repeat this step for the remainder of the tortilla's. Divide some chicken and bell pepper mixture onto a tortilla, add in a handful of grated cheese.  

Slice a lemon in 2 halves, squeeze some of the juice over the tortilla. Serve immediately. Repeat this step for the rest of the tortilla's. Enjoy your meal!

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