Chilli and lime chicken fajitas recipe

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15 min


20 min

Spice up the packed lunches with these chilli and lime chicken fajitas – kids and adults love them


  • 4 large chicken breasts (500g), cut into 3/4 in strips
  • 75g vegetable margarine, melted
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1tsp black peppercorns, crushed
  • 1 lime, juice and grated rind
  • 1/2 large red chilli, finely chopped
  • 8 wheat flour or corn tortilla?s
  • 175g guacamole
  • Crispy lettuce and red onion slices


  • Preheat oven to 220°C (425F / gas mark 7)

  • Put melted margarine in a large bowl and combine with garlic, coriander, black peppercorns, lime juice and rind and chilli.

  • 3, Add chicken strips and coat with the margarine and spice mixture.

  • Place strips onto the baking sheet and put in oven for 20 – 25 mins. Turn chicken over half way through cooking time.

  • Serve with tortillas, crispy lettuce, red onion slices and guacamole.

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