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The Best Chicken Fajita Rice

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Sienna

Community Member

β€œThis chicken dish is so delicious and full of the flavour of Mexican spices that you are guaranteed to make it again. It’s filling, healthy and hearty - what more could you want?”

Difficulty

Easy πŸ‘Œ
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
150 g short grain rice
chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
Β½ onion
40 g carrots
40 g yellow bell peppers
60 g green zucchinis
300 g tomato sauce
1 tsp sweet paprika powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika powder
Β½ tsp chili powder
1 tbsp lime juice
Β½ tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp sesame oil

Utensils

  • spatula
  • saucepan (with lid)
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • frying pan
  • Step 1/9

    • 150 g short grain rice
    • Β½ tbsp olive oil
    • spatula
    • saucepan (with lid)

    In a saucepan with a lid, gently fry the white rice in the oil, stirring regularly.

  • Step 2/9

    Add boiling water to the rice (according to package instructions) and cover with a lid.

  • Step 3/9

    • 40 g carrots
    • 40 g yellow bell peppers
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Finely dice the carrot into small cubes and chop the bell pepper into long strips

  • Step 4/9

    • 1 tbsp sesame oil
    • frying pan

    In a large frying pan add half the sesame oil and the carrot and pepper. Fry on a medium heat, stirring regularly.

  • Step 5/9

    • Β½ onion
    • 60 g green zucchinis

    Chop the zucchini into wedges, and finely chop the onion. Add to the frying pan.

  • Step 6/9

    • chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)

    Slice the chicken breasts into small strips or pieces, and add to the frying pan with the remaining sesame oil.

  • Step 7/9

    • 300 g tomato sauce
    • 1 tsp sweet paprika powder
    • 2 tsp ground cumin
    • 1 tsp smoked paprika powder
    • Β½ tsp chili powder
    • 1 tbsp lime juice

    Add the tomato sauce to the frying pan and turn the heat to low. Add the spices and lime juice in and stir until well mixed in.

  • Step 8/9

    When the rice is cooked, serve it alongside the chicken fajita mixture.

  • Step 9/9

    Enjoy