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Chicken Fajitas

Number of servings: 4

Cost per serving: R34

Meal Total: R135

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Ingredient List:

400 grams chicken breast fillets, cut into thin strips

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground paprika

1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons cooking oil

1 red capsicum/pepper, finely sliced

1 green capsicum/pepper, finely sliced

1 brown onion, finely sliced

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 tablespoon tomato sauce

2 tablespoons water

80 grams butter lettuce, finely chopped

4 white flour wraps

1 jalapeño, thinly sliced


Step 1: Marinate chicken in the ground spices, chilli flakes, garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.  

Step 2: Place a large pan or wok on a medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons of oil. 

Step 3: Add chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Cook with a covered lid, stirring every couple of minutes or so.  

Step 4: Remove chicken, and set aside. 

Step 5; In the same pan, add the rest of the oil. 

Step 6: Add capsicums/peppers and onions and season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.  

Step 7: Cover with a lid and cook for 7 minutes or until veggies are soft.  

Step 8: Add back the chicken with tomato sauce and water and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. 

Step 9: In a small bowl add the rest of the lemon juice to the lettuce and mix. 

Step 10: To assemble your wrap, heat each wrap in a dry, warm pan, Then add lettuce, followed by chicken fajita and finally, jalapeños. Serve warm.

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