Govanhill Cookbook

Chicken Fajitas

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| Servings: 2


  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 whole red onion
  • 1 chicken breast
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Tin mixed beans drained and rinsed
  • Cup of cooked rice drained
  • Olive oil
  • 4 Tortilla bread
  • Sprinkle of cumin seeds
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 50 grams of feta cheese

for Salsa sauce

  • Small bunch coriander
  • two spring onions
  • one clove of garlic
  • tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 lime
  • 1 smoked chilli


  1. Season chicken with smoked paprika and salt, place on a baking sheet cover and gently beat with rolling pin till even and flat.
  2. Put two tablespoons of oil in a frying pan and gently fry chicken. Do not turn them over for at least 4 minutes.
  3. In a separate pan add two tablespoons of olive oil and add the drained beans . Don’t stir. Leave till they begin to pop then add a sprinkle of cumin seeds. Stir gently. Add rice and the juice of one lemon.

Directions for Salsa Sauce

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blitz to a sauce

One Review

  1. lisa craig

    I’ve made this main and the salsa a few times now and it’s always a winner! I also had lots of the salsa left over and used it as a marinade for chicken thighs the following day…also a winner


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