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    Low Carb Fajita Chicken

    This is soooooo tasty and literally the best Mexican inspired food ever! Fast, tasty and easy to prepare, you can pan fry, bake or cook using the amazing cooking bag I’ve been trialling! The best part is this is low carb and satisfying, plus you can serve on salad greens like a naked burrito or fajita or do what my partner Pete did and wrap in a burrito wrapper!

    • 200 gram chicken breast, thigh or tenderloins
    • 1/4 red or orange capsicum, finely sliced
    • 1/4 green or yellow capsicum, finely sliced
    • 1/2 onion, finely sliced
    • taco or burrito seasoning
    • olive oil
    • 1/3 jar of salsa
    • grated cheese and sour cream to serve
    • coriander (cilantro)


    Cut chicken into strips / ribbons

    Panfry chicken in oil with 2 tbsp of taco seasoning

    Cook till cooked through, remove from pan and rest on a plate

    Add onions and peppers to pan and cook in oil and seasoning till onions go glassy

    Add chicken back to pan and cook for 1-2 minutes

    Serve on lettuce greens topped with salsa, grated cheese, sour cream and coriander (cilantro)


    Heat oven to 200 degrees celsius

    Cut chicken into strips / ribbons

    Cover a baking tray in baking paper

    Cover tray with onions and capsicum

    Place chicken strips on top of the vegetables and lightly pour 2-3 tbsp of olive oil over chicken and vegetables

    Sprinkle taco seasoning over all ingredients

    Place spoonfuls of salsa over chicken strips

    Bake for roughly 20 minutes then check that chicken is cooked through

    Cover with grated cheese and return to the over for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted

    Serve in large bowls covered with sour cream and coriander (cilantro)

    Cooking Bag (Microwave)

    Cut chicken into strips / ribbons

    In a microwave safe container, place vegetables on the bottom, chicken strips on top

    Cover chicken and vegetables with oil, then sprinkle 2-3 tbsp of taco seasoning on top

    Place teaspoons of salsa on top of each strip

    Close lid of container, ensuring there’s a vent or steam hole open, then place inside your cooking bag

    Cook on high for 5 mins and 30 seconds, or until chicken is cooked through, depending on the strength of your microwave

    Serve covered with grated cheese, sour cream and coriander (cilantro)

    And if you want to get your hands on one of my awesome cooking bags, send me an email to find out more!

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