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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 80.0
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.7 mg
  • Sodium: 133.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 12.7 g

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Fajita Chicken

Submitted by: NOME__

Introduction

Wrap this chicken in tortillas with whatever extra fillings you enjoy. Delicious! (And much better than that fajita seasoning you buy in packets!)

Try my recipe for Refried Beans with this too!
Wrap this chicken in tortillas with whatever extra fillings you enjoy. Delicious! (And much better than that fajita seasoning you buy in packets!)

Try my recipe for Refried Beans with this too!

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 chicken breasts, sliced or diced
    1 tsp olive oil
    1 small onion, cut into strips
    1 green pepper, cut into strips
    1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    juice of half a lemon
    0.25 tsp salt
    0.25 tsp black pepper
    0.25 tsp chili powder (or more to taste)
    0.5 tbsp ground ginger
    0.5 tbsp ground cumin
    1 tsp oregano (dried/ground)
    1 tsp coriander leaf (dried/ground)

Directions

Fry sliced onions in oil until golden.

Add diced chicken, lemon juice, garlic and all seasoning, mix well and cook for two minutes.

Add the green pepper strips, mix well, and cook for a further 5 mins approx, until chicken is cooked through.

Makes enough for six fajitas (I normally have two for a meal).

Serve with tortillas, salsa or chopped tomato, guacamole or chopped avocado, refried beans... even some grated cheese or sour cream depending on your diet... Basically, dress it up or down as much as you like!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NOME__.






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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    These were wonderful! We really enjoyed these & plan to have again. (FYI- Coriander & Cilantro are basically the same plant. Cilantro are the leaves & Coriander are the seeds. Hope that helps some having problems with the coriander leaf) :) - 4/23/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Definitely the best fajita's I have ever made and maybe the best I have ever had! I added tomatoes, squash, cilantro, a dash of cayenne pepper and a splash of beer! Excellent! Thanks! - 10/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I really enjoyed this recipe. I don't like using packets because they are so high in sodium. I used lime juice instead of lemon, still came out VERY tasty! - 6/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I loved this! Even my 17 month old son loved it! I spread a little refried beans on a tortilla and then topped with chicken. Yum! - 3/5/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Ok ? for you what is a coriander leaf, and I'm wanting to use lemon juice how much instead off half a lemon. - 4/1/10

    Reply from NOME__ (5/10/10)
    Hey Brandtsgirl, it usually says on the bottle of lemon juice - they're not all the same strength. My lemon juice bottle says 1 tbsp = half a lemon.


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  • quite good!! My kids loved them and will be making again! - 7/1/13

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  • Loved this! Used freeze dried cilantro in place of the coriander and left out the ginger (I didn't have any on hand). Also added extra peppers and tomatoes. I thought the lemon juice gave it a great flavor. This is definitely a keeper! Thanks! - 1/22/13

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  • Easy and delicious - 10/4/12

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  • Tasty - 2/26/12

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  • This was pretty good, a bit too lemony for my tastes but other than that pretty good! - 9/29/11

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  • Wow! Very good. Best part was there's no mix. The only thing I did different was I used red & yellow bell pepers instead of green ones and add a little thinly sliced celery. Whole family loved it, even my son the picky one. - 4/20/11

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  • I loved it but it was too spicy for my husband and 5 year old daughter. I might try it again with less cumin and chili powder. - 2/18/11

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  • This was so good. I love it will make it again! - 2/14/11

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  • Delicious and so easy! Will make again for sure! - 2/8/11

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  • Wonderful! My family loved them. I found chicken on sale, so I cut up the chicken and added the spices, making three packages to freeze! Thanks for the recipe. - 2/3/11

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  • Wonderful... - 8/21/10

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  • Very good and really easy to make. Will be a quick week night staple for my house. Thanks for sharing. - 8/11/10

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  • This is really easy to make, and super delicious! I added a can of black beans to it. If you do that, you may want to up the seasoning amounts a bit, but I didn't find it was necessary. - 7/10/10

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  • I will definitely make this one again. I love fajitas but hate the high sodium of the packets. Thanks!!!!! - 5/10/10

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  • Yum, such a hit! - 4/19/10

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  • The chicken with the spices was so good! The only thing I added to this recipe is that I rolled my fajita in light whole wheat flat out bread and used fat free mozzerella cheese. I also added some black beans to the chicken and vegetables while they cooked in the pan. YUMMY!! - 3/27/10

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  • delicious
    - 2/17/10

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  • This was soooo good. My daughter really loved this recipe. - 1/26/10

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  • Super yummy! - 1/13/10

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  • Great recipe!!! Thanks!! - 1/7/10

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