Mexican Chicken Fajita Recipe
Shredded chicken, sour cream, spicy guacamole and more, wrapped in Mexican tortilla
Mexican fajitas are amazing take along meal that you would love to have when you are on the go and Chicken Fajita Recipe is a wonderful variant of fajita. Mexican Chicken Fajita Recipe has the tender chicken strips with all the Mexican flavors topped with sour cream and guacamole is one of the delicious wraps that will make you want more. Fajita is a popular lunch box dish among many around the world and it makes a good finger food for a party or get together. Serve Mexican Chicken Fajita Recipe as an entree along with Mexican Style Sopa De Frijol Recipe(Red Kidney Beans Soup Recipe) and Shredded Chicken Tostadas Recipe for a complete meal. Make the guests wrap their own fajitas to make the whole process fun.
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- 8 Tortillas
- 2 Chicken breasts
- 2 teaspoon Cumin powder
- 1 tablespoon Paprika powder
- 1 Lemon , Juiced
- 2 teaspoon Garlic , minced
- 2 teaspoon Salt
- 1 tablespoon Olive Oil , + 1 tablespoon extra
- 2 teaspoon Dried oregano
- 1 Onion , sliced
- 1/2 Red Yellow and Green Bell Peppers (Capsicum) , sliced thin For Toppings
- 1 cup Sour cream
- 3/4 cup Guacamole , ¾ cup guacamole
- 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese , or cheddar cheese, grated
- Iceberg lettuce , a few leaves
Directions for Mexican Chicken Fajita Recipe
To begin making Mexican Chicken Fajita Recipe, cut chicken breasts into thin strips with a knife. In a mixing bowl, marinate it with cumin powder, paprika, juice of lemon, salt, oregano and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Let chicken rest in marinade for 30 minutes.
Once the chicken is marinated with all the spices, heat a shallow fry pan with a little olive oil. Add chicken pieces on a medium heat, and cook until the pieces are cooked and juicy, keeping the pan covered and sauteeing to avoid sticking or charring.
Once the chicken is cooked juicy, remove the chicken pieces from the pan and keep aside.
Into the same pan, add remaining olive oil. Once the oil is hot enough, add thin onion slices and bell peppers and toss until the veggies turn softer, but retains their crunch.
Add a pinch of salt to the veggies, toss till the salt combines well, and remove from pan.
Slightly warm the tortillas on a flat skillet.
To assemble the fajita in the tortilla, place a good 2 to 3 tablespoon of chicken to the center of the tortillas.
Spoon over some sour cream and guacamole.
Arrange a few lettuce leaves over it.
Then place a spoonful of sauteed onions and bell peppers over it.
Fold from one edge towards up, keep it secured with a finger, and then fold in the edge into the center and then roll the tortillas as tight as possible without tearing it and keep its open edge down, so that the roll is secure. You can even use a aluminum foil to keep the wrap in place.
Serve Mexican Chicken Fajita Recipe as an entree along with Mexican Style Sopa De Frijol Recipe(Red Kidney Beans Soup Recipe) and Shredded Chicken Tostadas Recipe for a complete meal.
Jyothi Rajesh is an engineer by profession. Food and any thing related to food is her passion. She loves to cook, style and photograph food. She spends half of my week teaching Robotics to children and the rest of my week she get lost in cooking and photography. She cook for two reasons. First, cooking is, in all honesty, a way to show that she cares about people. It gives her great pleasure to make something that someone enjoys! Second, "I love the quest … the quest for great ingredient combinations, for unexpected flavors, for those “wow” recipes."