Cinnamon and lime chicken fajitas

Cinnamon and lime chicken fajitas


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About this recipe: Cubes of potatoes and cinnamon-coated chicken breasts are baked, then mixed with fried onions, garlic, jalapeno chillies and lime. Serve with rice, beans and extra lime wedges.


Serves: 6 

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 large baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 60ml rapeseed oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno chilli peppers
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 12 small tortilla wraps, warmed

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  2. Place potatoes in a shallow baking dish. Drizzle with 1/2 the oil and season with salt. Bake 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, season chicken with cinnamon, salt and pepper. Arrange in a separate baking dish; bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until cooked through. Cool and shred with a fork.
  4. Heat remaining oil in a pan over medium heat; add onion and garlic and cook for a few minutes until softened. Mix in shredded chicken, chopped jalapeno chillies and lime juice. Cook until heated through.
  5. Serve the chicken and potatoes in warmed tortillas.

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