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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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