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Diabetic
Everyone loves a fajita: here's a fast and easy version that's lighter on the calories.
Servings 4
Calories 330 kcal
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs, (about 100g each) any fat removed and cut into thin strips
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp Cajun spice mix
  • 2 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 small red onions, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 large yellow or orange pepper, deseeded and cut into strips
  • 4 small multi grain or wholemeal tortillas

For the Salsa

  • 2 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 spring onion, trimmed
  • 1 small fresh red chilli, deseeded
  • bunch small bunch of fresh coriander, leaves only
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Put the chicken into a small polythene food bag with the spices and shake to coat all over.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the chicken strips and sauté over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the red onions and peppers and sauté for a further 5 minutes until the chicken is cooked through, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, make the salsa. Wash and finely chop the tomatoes, spring onion, red chilli and coriander leaves. Mix in with the lemon juice to taste in a small bowl.
  • Wrap the tortillas in clingfilm and warm in the microwave for about 1 minute until soft and piping hot.
  • Divide the warm chicken fajita mix between the wraps and then spoon over a little salsa.
  • Roll up each tortilla and cut in half, then serve with any remaining salsa spooned alongside
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Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fajitas with Salsa (Ultimate Diabetes Cookbook)
Amount per Serving
Calories
330
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
8
g
12
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
72
mg
24
%
Sodium
 
426
mg
19
%
Potassium
 
786
mg
22
%
Carbohydrates
 
34
g
11
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
30
g
60
%
Vitamin A
 
1371
IU
27
%
Vitamin C
 
86
mg
104
%
Calcium
 
117
mg
12
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword chicken
Course Chicken, Main Course, Ultimate Diabetes Cookbook
Cuisine ITV This Morning
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