Saturday, November 14, 2015

Chicken Fajitas چکن فجیتا

Chicken Fajita is a very popular dish  from Mexican and American Cuisine. It is a very eye appealing and tasty dish served with wheat Tortilla, a chapati and roti like flat bread. The green capsicum (Shimla Mirch/ Bell pepper)  is readily available in Pakistan, however Red, Orange and Yellow Capsicums can be bought from a large super store. These are available at Naheed Super Market near Bahadurabad in Karachi. Also wheat Tortilla are available at this super market.

Chicken Fajitas
Fajitas wraps, Tortilla 
Fajitas Ingredients

Capsicum in Four Colours
  • Chicken breasts  1 kg , sliced into two along thickness
Marination Ingredients:
  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoon
  • Oil  1  tablespoon
  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder 1/2  teaspoon
  • Cumin seed powder 1  teaspoon
  • Ajawin  (Oregano)  1/4 teaspoon
  • Garlic crushed  2 teaspoon
  • Fresh Coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup
Other Ingredients:
  • Capsicum (Shimla Mirch/Bell pepper)   Red       1/2 Julianne cut

                                                                         Yellow  1/2 Julianne cut
                                                                          Orange  1/2 Julianne cut
                                                                         Green    1/2 Julianne  cut

  • Onion 1 large  Julianne cut
  • Salt  to taste
  • Black pepper 1/2 teaspoon
  • Olive oil 1 tablespoonnish:
  • Sour cream, Salsa, Lettuce leaves
  • Mix together marination ingredients and apply on Chicken breasts. 
  • Keep in cool for 1-2 hours for marination. 
  • Now grill on a griller or non stick frying pan or iron skillet.
  • Apply oil during grilling.
  • Cool and cut grilled chicken into Julianne cut style. 
  • Keep aside.
  • Now in  a frying pan heat 1-2 tablespoon oil.
  • Add bell peppers, onion, salt and black pepper.
  • Saute till soft.
  • Mix prepared grilled chicken. Mix cook for few minutes and then remove from heat.
  • Delicioud Chicken Fajitas is ready.
  • Serve with Flour Tortilla/Roti/Chapati.
  • Usually Wraped in Tortilla/Roti/Chapati and pour over Sour cream/Salsa and Garnish with Lettuce leaves and avocado slices