How to make Chicken Fajita - Marinated boneless chicken cooked, wrapped in tortillas with caramelized onion, capsicum, cheese, rolled and served with sour cream and guacamole.

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Tortillas (तौरतिया )

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Fajita

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

For more recipes related to Chicken Fajita checkout Chicken 65, Grilled Chicken Foccacia, Chilli Basil Chicken, Chicken Tikka Burger . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Cronut Sandwich, French Fries, Lipte Kadai Kabab, Chicken And Pepper Wraps.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Fajita Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into cubes 300 grams

  • Tortillas 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Paprika powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fajita spice mix 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon

  • Jalapenos chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lettuce leaves a few

  • Tomato chopped 1

  • Spring onion greens chopped 2 stalks

  • Onions cut into roundels and caramelized 2 medium

  • Green capsicum cut into roundels and caramelized 1 medium

  • Processed cheese grated 2 tablespoons

  • Sour cream as required

  • Guacamole as required


Step 1

Put chicken with salt, paprika powder and fajita spice mix into a bowl and mix well. Set aside to marinate.

Step 2

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté till well browned.

Step 3

Add marinated chicken and mix. Add very little water, mix well, cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add coriander leaves, vinegar and jalapenos. Mix well and remove from heat.

Step 5

Heat a non-stick tawa. Place tortillas on it and heat from both sides.

Step 6

Place each heated tortilla on a worktop. Place a spoonful of chicken mixture in the centre of each. Top with torn lettuce leaves, tomato, spring onion greens, caramelized onions, caramelized capsicum and grated cheese on top. Bring the edges together to make a wrap and secure with a toothpick.

Step 7

Serve immediately with sour cream and guacamole.