Chicken fajitas recipe

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  • Healthy
serves: 8
Skill: easy
5-a-day: 2
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 25 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 333 kCal 17%
Fat 12g 17%

This delicious chicken fajitas recipe by awesome duo the Hairy Bikers is really delicious.

The herby, chilli-laced homemade guacamole is what makes them really special – plus they’re so easy to make. Simply serve with warm fajitas, grated cheddar cheese and a few healthy dollops of sour cream. Enjoy!


  • For the vegetables:
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and cut into thin wedges
  • 2 red peppers, de-seeded and sliced
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • For the chicken:
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 30g (1oz) sachet of fajita seasoning
  • For the guacamole:
  • 2 medium avocados, de-stoned and peeled
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1-2 green chillies, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • 2tbsp freshly chopped coriander
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • To serve:
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • Sour cream
  • Cheddar cheese, grated


  • To prepare the vegetables: Place the onions and red peppers on a piece of thick foil and drizzle over the olive oil. Fold the edges of the foil up and seal to form a parcel. Place the parcel on the grill for about 15-20 mins, or until the vegetables have softened, turning it occasionally.

  • To prepare the chicken: Flatten the breasts out to about twice the original size. Dust the seasoning mix over all the surfaces of the chicken. Place the chicken on the grill for 7-8 mins each side, or until completely cooked through.

  • To make the guacamole: Chop the avocados and mash slightly, then stir in the lime juice, chopped chillies and coriander. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • When the chicken is cooked, cut it into strips.

  • To heat the tortillas, place them on the grill for about 20-30 secs on each side. Place some vegetables in a row in the centre of the tortilla, add some strips of chicken on top, then add some guacamole, sour cream and a little grated cheese. Roll the tortilla up and eat immediately.

Top tip for making Chicken fajitas

Top tip: Make some extra and enjoy them as a tasty alternative to a sandwich, or a lovely lunchbox treat.

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