Chicken Fajitas

Tasty Mexican dish which is easy to make and a lot of fun to eat.

Serves 6 people


 

  • 1 teaspoon(s) Smoked paprika
  • 500 grams Chicken or Turkey Breast
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 pinch(es) Cumin
  • 1 juice of a lemon
  • 3 red onions
  • 2 peppers, any colour
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 lettuce
  • 3 large, juicy tomatoes
  • 6 flour tortillas or flat breads
  • 3 tablespoon(s) mayonnaise, greek yoghurt, or sour cream

 

1. Cut the chicken or turkey into long strips. Put into a bowl with the garlic, lemon juice, smoked paprika, cumin, salt and pepper.

2. Add a couple of glugs of olive oil, mix well and cover the bowl. Leave in the fridge until later.

3. Peel the onions and cut into wedges

4. Deseed the peppers and cut into thick strips

5. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large wok or frying pan.When it is very hot add the garlic, onions and peppers and stir-fry them for about three minutes, until they are starting to go soft.

6. Tip them into a bowl and return the wok to the stove. Heat the wok, add the chicken or turkey strips, and fry over a high heat, stirring them around, until they are cooked.

7. Wash and chop up the lettuce and tomatoes. Set aside until needed.

8. Warm the tortillas in the oven for a couple of minutes, or in a microwave

To assemble:

·        Have all the prepared ingredients laid out in front of you.

·        Take a warm tortilla and place half a spoonful of mayo or sour cream in the middle.

·        Place some lettuce and tomato on top, then add some of the chicken or turkey strips.

·        Lay some of the vegetables on top and fold the bottom of the tortilla over.

·        Fold the sides inwards to form the wrap.

Eat and Enjoy!

Method

1. Cut the chicken or turkey into long strips. Put into a bowl with the garlic, lemon juice, smoked paprika, cumin, salt and pepper.

2. Add a couple of glugs of olive oil, mix well and cover the bowl. Leave in the fridge until later.

3. Peel the onions and cut into wedges

4. Deseed the peppers and cut into thick strips

5. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large wok or frying pan.When it is very hot add the garlic, onions and peppers and stir-fry them for about three minutes, until they are starting to go soft.

6. Tip them into a bowl and return the wok to the stove. Heat the wok, add the chicken or turkey strips, and fry over a high heat, stirring them around, until they are cooked.

7. Wash and chop up the lettuce and tomatoes. Set aside until needed.

8. Warm the tortillas in the oven for a couple of minutes, or in a microwave

To assemble:

·        Have all the prepared ingredients laid out in front of you.

·        Take a warm tortilla and place half a spoonful of mayo or sour cream in the middle.

·        Place some lettuce and tomato on top, then add some of the chicken or turkey strips.

·        Lay some of the vegetables on top and fold the bottom of the tortilla over.

·        Fold the sides inwards to form the wrap.

Eat and Enjoy!

Ingredients

 

  • 1 teaspoon(s) Smoked paprika
  • 500 grams Chicken or Turkey Breast
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 pinch(es) Cumin
  • 1 juice of a lemon
  • 3 red onions
  • 2 peppers, any colour
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 lettuce
  • 3 large, juicy tomatoes
  • 6 flour tortillas or flat breads
  • 3 tablespoon(s) mayonnaise, greek yoghurt, or sour cream

 


Food safety tip: raw chicken can give you food poisoning!

Always wash hands, knives, chopping boards etc, before touching any other ingredients

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