Here is a yummy chicken fajita recipe that mum can make for all the family!

Serves 4


500g skinless chicken breast fillets

2 red onions, sliced

1 tbsp oil

1 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp ground cumin

1/2 tsp ground coriander

Juice of 3 large limes or lemons

1/4 tsp chilli powder

1/2 red capsicum, diced

2 tomatoes, diced

400g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

2 tbsp chopped parsley

1 small red chilli, deseeded and diced

2 cups lettuce, shredded

150mg natural yoghurt

150g cheddar cheese, grated

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

8 warm tortillas or pitas


Preheat oven to 180o C.

Slice the chicken fillets into 1cm wide strips and place in a bowl. Combine the oil, paprika, cumin, coriander, chilli powder and 1/2 the lemon or lime juice and pour over chicken. Stir through an allow to marinate for 5 – 30 minutes.

Place the diced capsicum, tomatoes, chilli and cannellini beans in a bowl. Add the rest of the lemon or lime juice and parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside until ready to serve.

Heat a heavy based fry pan over medium to high heat. Add the chicken and any surplus marinade to the pan and cook until golden brown.

Warm the tortillas or pitas in the preheated oven for a few minutes then place on a plate and serve with the lettuce, chicken, bean mix, cheese and yoghurt, allowing everyone to make up their own.


  • Yum! This chicken fajita recipe looks good and thanks. On the lookout for good chicken recipes.


  • Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe; looks great!.


  • this has so many ingredients but i bet that it is worth it. it does look really good!


  • This is making me hungry. Great fresh recipe, our whole family love fajitas.

    • Our family loves fajitas too – so good.


  • Might have to be mexican tonight.


  • Love these thanks for sharing!


  • Thinking of having these for a nice light dinner :)


  • Yummy family friendly recipe. My kids will love it.


  • Love wraps and they are also easy to individualize for those that don’t like a particular topping.


  • what a fantastic healthy dinner, this would be great for a quick and easy dinner


  • Healthy nutritious and nice flavours. This looks like something my children would eat.


  • That does look yummy and healthy, I imagine it would be nice and filling as well. We love anything in a wrap, thanks for the recipe.


  • I love a good chicken fajita, this has some lovely ingredients


  • this looks oh so tasty


  • looks yumm…. would like to try


  • These sound pretty tasty! I want to have a go just to say fajita!


  • Love this recipe, must give this a try – thanks for sharing


  • I usually make beef faijtas, will give it a go, looks yummy


  • yummy mexican food out of scratch!


  • Never tried these, might be worth a go, thanks


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