BBQ chicken fajitas

    25 min

    Enjoy a Tex-Mex favourite with very little effort, but full of flavour thanks to the barbecue. Chicken fajitas are lean, full of vegetables and quick and easy to cook.

    Cumbria, England, UK
    4 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • black pepper to taste
    • 2 skinless chicken breast fillets
    • 2 large onions, cut lengthways into quarters
    • 1 large red pepper, cut lengthways into quarters
    • 4 large flour tortillas
    • 250g shredded romaine or iceberg lettuce
    • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
    • 4 tablespoons soured cream
    • 1 large fresh tomato, chopped
    • pico de gallo or salsa (optional)

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Combine the lime juice, chilli powder, oregano, cumin and black pepper in a bowl.
    2. Add the chicken, onions, red pepper and green pepper to the lime mixture and stir to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes.
    3. Preheat a barbecue for medium-high heat.
    4. Oil the barbecue grate, or use an oiled barbecue basket. Barbecue the chicken and vegetables until deeply browned, about 7 minutes. Place on a cutting board, and chop the chicken and vegetables into 1cm strips.
    5. Serve in the tortillas with the lettuce, coriander, tomato and soured cream. Serve pico de gallo or salsa on the side, if liked.

    Serving suggestion

    Pico de gallo, a fresh salsa of jalapenos, onion and tomato is typically served with fajitas. Try this recipe - it's delicious!

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