Spicy As Flip Chicken Fajita 2.0

Spicy As Flip Chicken Fajita 2.0

This recipe is a training day version of my fajita recipe and instead of serving it with wraps I’ve gone with rice.  I always have rice in the pantry and I often decide to have this as a spur of the moment thing.  There’s something about fajita chicken that’s irresistible for me and I don’t let the fact that I don’t have any wraps stop me from enjoying them!

Ingredients for 1 serving

277g chicken breast, cut into thin strips
52g peppers, sliced
46g onions, sliced
6g olive oil
1 garlic clove, chopped or crushed
1 chilli, sliced, seeds or no seeds up to you!
149g salad leaves
25g reduced fat sour cream
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tbsp water
10g coriander, chopped
1 lime, juice only
6 pickled jalepeno slices
1 pouch of ready cooked rice (250g)

(Example ingredient amounts given, adjust accordingly to your requirements)

Method

  • Add the olive oil to a frying pan and put on to a medium heat.
  • Add the chicken and cook for approx 4 minutes.
  • Then add the peppers and onion and continue to cook until the vegetables have softened a little.
  • Add the garlic and chillies before giving the ingredients a good stir.
  • Now add the dried spices to the pan and give everything a good stir to coat the ingredients with the spices.
  • Add the tablespoon of water at this point as the pan is likely to be a little dry.
  • Heat up the rice in the microwave.
  • Arrange the salad onto the plate.
  • When you’re happy the chicken is cooked (it should be firm to the touch) pour the lime juice over the chicken and arrange the chicken mixture on top of the salad and add the rice to the plate.
  • Top the chicken the chopped coriander and sour cream.

Notes

  • If after adding the water you feel the pan is still a little dry, add a little more water instead of oil.
  • If you’re feeling brave why not have a few jalapeño slices to add another note to the flavours!
  • The pickled jalapeño slices I use contain no added sugar.
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