Easy chicken fajitas

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can serve up their own DIY masterpieces

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 3
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 723
  • fat 26g
  • saturates 6g
  • carbs 77g
  • sugars 12g
  • fibre 11g
  • protein 39g
  • salt 2.48g


  • 2 large chicken breasts, finely sliced
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced (optional)
  • 1 heaped tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • pinch of ground cumin
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 4-5 drops Tabasco
  • 6 medium tortillas
  • bag mixed salad
  • 230g tub fresh salsa


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and wrap the tortillas in foil.

  2. Mix the marinade ingredients together in a large bowl with a big pinch each of salt and pepper. Stir the chicken, onion, pepper and chilli, if using, into the marinade.

  3. Heat a griddle pan until smoking hot and add the chicken and marinade to the pan. Keep everything moving over a high heat for about 5 mins using tongs until you get a nice charred effect. If your griddle pan is small you may need to do this in two batches. To check the chicken is cooked, find the thickest part and tear in half – if any part is still raw cook until done. 

  4. Put the tortillas in the oven to heat up and serve with the chicken, salad and salsa.

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