Sizzling Mexican Fajitas

Dinner

Full of fresh flavour and low in fat, these easy fajitas make family dining-in a lot of fun, at a fraction of the cost of eating out.

  • Total Preparation Time: 32 minutes

Makes 4 servings or 8 fajitas

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Ingredients

2 tbsp30 mLGAY LEA - Salted Butter
12 oz375 gBoneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 tbsp15 mLLemon juice, freshly squeezed
1 tsp5 mLChilli Powder
1 tsp5 mLCumin
1/4 tsp1 mLSalt
1/4 tsp1 mLPepper
2 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
8 8 Whole Wheat Tortillas, (about 7"/18 cm)
1 cup250 mLMushrooms, sliced
1 1 Onion, halved and thinly sliced lengthwise
1 1 sweet red pepper, sliced
1 1 Sweet Green Pepper, sliced
1 cup250 mLIvanhoe Cheddar Cheese, shredded
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In medium bowl, melt 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter in microwave. Add chicken, lime juice, chilli powder, cumin, salt, pepper and garlic; mix well and set aside.
  3. Wrap tortillas in foil and warm in oven 8 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Meanwhile, melt remaining butter in a large non-stick skillet on medium high. Add mushrooms, onion and peppers; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp.
  5. Transfer to bowl. Add chicken strips to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned and no longer pink inside. Return vegetables to skillet; stir until heated through, about 1 minute. Spoon chicken and vegetable mixture into centre of each tortilla and sprinkle with Cheddar.
  6. Serve with suggested toppings.

Suggested Toppings

  • Set out bowls of extra shredded Cheddar, chopped tomatoes or salsa, chopped romaine lettuce and sour cream.
This recipe is one of 150 featured exclusively in our cookbook, Our Table.
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Ingredients

2 tbsp30 mLGAY LEA - Salted Butter
12 oz375 gBoneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 tbsp15 mLLemon juice, freshly squeezed
1 tsp5 mLChilli Powder
1 tsp5 mLCumin
1/4 tsp1 mLSalt
1/4 tsp1 mLPepper
2 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
8 8 Whole Wheat Tortillas, (about 7"/18 cm)
1 cup250 mLMushrooms, sliced
1 1 Onion, halved and thinly sliced lengthwise
1 1 sweet red pepper, sliced
1 1 Sweet Green Pepper, sliced
1 cup250 mLIvanhoe Cheddar Cheese, shredded
Add to Shopping List

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