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The Best Chicken Fajita Rice

The Best Chicken Fajita Rice

Based on 2 ratings
Sienna

Sienna

Community member

"This 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 👌
Preparation
30 min
Baking
0 min
Resting
0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
150 g
short grain rice
2
chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
½
onion
40 g
carrots
40 g
yellow bell peppers
60 g
green zucchini
300 g
tomato sauce
1 tsp
sweet paprika powder
2 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
smoked paprika powder
½ tsp
chili powder
1 tbsp
lime juice
½ tbsp
olive oil
1 tbsp
sesame oil

Utensils

spatula, saucepan (with lid), cutting board, knife, frying pan

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  • Step 1/ 9

    • 150 g short grain rice
    • ½ 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

    • ½ onion
    • 60 g green zucchini

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

  • Step 6/ 9

    • 2 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
    • ½ 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

  • Enjoy your meal!

    The Best Chicken Fajita Rice

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