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Faster Chef - Chicken Fajita

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Chicken Fajitas

By Michael McMillan from La Cantina Mexican Restaurant in Southampton

Chicken Fajita

A Chicken Fajita with a trio of dips.

Chicken Fajita

(4 servings)

1 x Kilogram of Chicken Breast (cut into strips)
3 x Peppers (1 x Green, 1 x Red, 1 x Yellow, cut into strips)
1/2 x Onion ( cut into strips )


1/2 tablespoon of chilli powder
1/4 tablespoon of oregano
1/4 tablespoon of chopped garlic
1/4 tablespoon of chopped oregano
1 x tablespoon of olive oil

Douglas Sutherland

Douglas Sutherland and Michael McMillan

Cooking instructions

  1. Marinade the chicken strips for 2 hours.
  2. Sautee the strips of chicken, when it is half cooked add the pepper and onion strips.
  3. Cook until peppers and onions are to the desired softness.
  4. Serve with flour tortilla's and a trio of dips: Salsa, Guacamole & Sour cream.

Three useful tips when cooking mexican food

1. The marinading of the protein is essential in this case the chicken.
2. Mexican food should be highly seasoned.
3. Always cook with pride!

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