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Mexican Salsa and Chicken Fajita

Mexican Salsa and Chicken Fajita

Fajita is a Mexican dish which is healthy and can be easily cooked. This can be rolled up in tortillas or served separately on the side.

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 4


  • 2 tsp oil

  • 2 cloves crushed garlic

  • 2 crushed whole red chili 

  • 3 boneless chicken breast (1/4 kg, cooked) cut into thin strips.

  • 1 medium tomato cut into cubes

  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tsp salt or adjust to your taste.

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 medium onion (cut into fairly thick slices).

  • 2 bell peppers (capsicum) one green and 1 red or yellow (cut into thin strips).

  • 1/4 cup sour cream (low fat)

  • 6 tbsp Mexican salsa (available at store)

  • Shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese (to garnish)  

  • 6 tortilla or chapathi


  • In a pan heat the oil add garlic and chili allow to turn light brown then add chicken strips.

  • Toss for 3 min then add cumin, salt, pepper, soy sauce and tomatoes toss fry.

  • Add bell peppers (capsicum) & onions. Toss for another 3 min.

  • Add lemon juice and remove from heat.

  • Heat the tortillas or chapathi  for 2 min under a grill.

  • Take each tortilla or chapathi and put approx 2 tbsp of chicken. Apply some sour cream, salsa and mozzarella cheese and roll them.

  • Do the same for all the tortillas. Put in serving plate and serve it hot!

* Do not overcook the vegetables. It should be crispy for better taste.


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