Friday, February 17, 2017

Chicken Fajitas


  1. Chicken breast, cut into thin strips - 250gm
  2. Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  3. Paprika - 1 tsp
  4. Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  5. Lemon juice - 2 tbs
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Bell pepper (red and yellow), cut into thin strips - 1 cup
  8. Onion, cut into strips - 1/2 cup
  9. Sour cream - 1/2 cup
  10. Salsa -  1 cup
  11. Corn/Flour tortillas - 4
  12. Ghee/Butter/Oil - 1/4 cup
  13. Avocado slices - 1/2 cup
  14. Coriander leaves, chopped - 1/4 cup
  • Use thin chicken strips so that it is cooked well and browned enough
  • Roll lemon on kitchen slab before squeezing it to get more juice from it
  • Substitute sour cream with greek yogurt to make it more healthy
  • Use cast iron grill to get that crispy brown finish for chicken
  • Substitute tortillas with big lettuce leaves for a healthier version of fajitas


  1. Marinate chicken with chilli powder, paprika,cumin powder, salt and lemon juice and rest it for 15 minutes
  2. Heat ghee in a cast iron grill pan
  3. Roast chicken in it for about 10 minutes on each side
  4. Once chicken is cooked and browned, add bell peppers and onion to the same pan and grill them for 2-3 min 
  5. Once all are cooked, switch off the stove
  6. Warm the tortillas on a tawa
  7. Spoon chicken pepper mix on it
  8. Top it with 1-2 tbs of salsa,sour cream, coriander leaves and avocado

Serve Fajitas with lemon wedges and more salsa!

I am linking this post FiestaFriday#159 which is hosted this week by  Zeba @ Food For The Soul and Jhuls @ The Not So Creative Cook


  1. These chicken fajitas so very the use of avocados and the option to use lettuce leaves. Thanks for sharing on Fiesta Friday :)

    1. Hi zeba, thank you for visiting my blog and commenting!