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Lettuce Wrapped Fajitas

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Lettuce Wrapped Fajitas

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A recipe perfect for a weekday meal or a Saturday night in! This recipe is hassle free and easy to do. This recipe serves 4.

There you go! An easy, fuss free recipe that is perfect for a family night dinner.

Serves: 3

Ingredients

  • 4 tblspn olive oil
  • 20g fresh coriander chopped + more for serving
  • Juice from 2 limes divided
  • 2 medium chicken breasts cut into 2cm chunks
  • 4 medium red peppers thinly sliced into strips
  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced into strips
  • 1 Iceberg lettuce (romaine works too)
  • sliced avocado and lime wedges for serving
  • FAJITA SEASONING:

    2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Method

  1. In a small jar, combine the ingredients for the seasoning. Seal and shake well. In a large resealable bag, combine 2 tblspn of olive oil, lime juice and 4 tsp of the fajita seasoning. Add the chicken to the bag, shake and seal. Leave to marinate.
  2. Slice the the onions and peppers. Heat 1 tblspn olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 5 minutes, add the peppers and sprinkle with the rest of the fajita seasoning. Cook for about 3-6 minutes to your desired softness. Transfer and set aside on a plate.
  3. Melt remainingoil in the pan and brown the chicken. Cook for 5-6 minutes, or until cooked through. Add the vegetables back to the pan until heated through. Assemble lettuce wraps by placing a spoonful of chicken/vegetable filling into the center of each leaf. Top with avocado, lime wedges, coriander and your favourite toppings.
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