Recipes

Chicken Fajitas

Preparation

10 minutes

Cooking

15 minutes

Total

25 minutes

Portion(s)

4 portions

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts of about 120g each, in strips
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) chili seasoning (or Mexican seasoning)
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) smoked paprika
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) of canola oil
  • 1 red pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 red onion, cut into strips
  • 250 ml (1 cup) mushrooms, cut into strips
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Garnish (your choice):

  • Guacamole (1 or 2 avocado pounded walls with lime juice)
  • Grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 diced cucumber
  • Spinach Lime Quarters

Preparation

1- In a bowl, mix chicken with chili seasoning and paprika. Add pepper and salt.

2- Pour 1 tbsp of oil in a non-stick skillet and cook the chicken for 5-7 minutes over medium-high heat, or until it’s golden brown.

3- Remove the chicken and set aside in a clean bowl.

4- Add remaining oil and sauté peppers, mushrooms and onions over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes, or until vegetables are tender and lightly browned.

5- Add the cooked chicken and mix.

6- Assemble the fajitas by placing the chicken, vegetables and fillings on the tortilla before rolling it into a cigar.

Nutritional Value per portion (per fajitas)

Energy : 400 kcals
Protein : 28 g
Carbohydrates : 42 g
Total Fat : 22 g 
Sodium : 417 mg
Fiber: 11 g

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