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Chicken Fajita Bowls

This tasty, healthy lunch bowl is packed with juicy chicken strips, seasoned veggies, coriander lime rice, guacamole and other yummy toppings. It’s easy to make, is loaded with feel-good ingredients and is perfect for meal prepping. And most importantly, it is absolutely delicious! Proof that you can eat healthily without sacrificing on flavour.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 5 1x
  • Category: Chicken

Ingredients

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  • olive oil
  • 640 g boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into thin strips
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsps ground cumin
  • 2 tsps smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chipotle chilli flakes
  • Coriander Lime Rice
  • Guacamole

Instructions

  1. Heat a splash of olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over high heat.
  2. Add the chicken strips and season with sea salt and freshly-ground black pepper. Cook, stirring often, until no longer pink, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add the onion and season with sea salt (we’re going to season at every stage to ensure the dish is well-seasoned by the end). Cook, stirring often, until softened, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, around 1 minute.
  5. Add the bell peppers and season with sea salt. Cook, stirring often, until tender-crisp, 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Add the cumin, smoked paprika, paprika and chipotle chilli flakes and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning, to taste, then build your bowls and serve with your favourite sides and toppings.
  8. Click here for the Guacamole recipe and here for the Coriander Lime Rice recipe

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