Looking for something quick, easy and delicious to cook dinner tonight? Look no further than my Healthy Chicken Fajitas with capsicum! These make the perfect weeknight meal and are a 28 favourite for good reason. They won't take long to whip up, so give this healthy but totally tasty Chicken Fajita Recipe a go.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Serves: 2
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • 300 g chicken thigh fillet thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic diced
  • 1 red capsicum sliced
  • 1 cup kale roughly chopped

To Serve

  • 1 cup rocket
  • 1 lime
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine the boneless skinless chicken thighs with the cumin, paprika and half the olive oil to create the fajita seasoning. Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a frypan or large skillet over a medium-high heat and cook chicken for four minutes each side until golden. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add remaining oil to the pan and add onion, garlic, capsicum and kale to the pan and sauté for five minutes or until cooked.
  • Add the chicken to the peppers and onion mix and quickly stir together for one minute.

To Serve

  • Lay out the tortillas on your plate, top with rocket and the chicken and vegetable mixture.
  • Serve with a squeeze of lime juice.

NB: All main course recipes use quantities from the ‘Female Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Stream of the 28 By Sam Wood program. So if you’re a male, feel free to bulk it up.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change. Sam Wood has over 18 years experience in the health and fitness industry, and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators. He is also the founder and trainer at Australia’s number one online fitness and nutrition program, and owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed.