Beef Chicken Main course Mexican

Fajitas (version a)


Cooking time
30 mins


250g Meat (turkey steak, chicken breast or rump steak) cut into thin strips
1 Red onion, sliced
1 Clove garlic, chopped
Half a green pepper and half a red pepper, sliced
1 Green or red chilli, chopped
1 tsp Smoked paprika
1 tsp Ground cumin
Pinch of dried oregano
Juice of half a lime
1 Large tomato, chopped
Pinch of sugar
Sml handful fresh coriander, chopped


In a large frying pan or wok, heat the oil and add the onion. Fry for a few minutes, stirring. Add the meat and garlic and stir-fry for a few minutes until the meat starts to brown. Add the peppers and chilli and continue to stir-fry until the peppers start to soften slightly.

Add the smoked paprika, cumin and oregano. Stir well to mix. Squeeze in the lime juice and add the tomato, sugar and some salt and pepper. Continue to stir-fry until everything is cooked, about 5 minutes.

Serve with flour or corn tortillas and soured cream. A nice addition is an easy avocado salad: Mix 1 large avocado, chopped, with 2 finely chopped spring onions, 1 chopped tomato, half a cupful of peeled, seeded and chopped cucumber, a squeeze of lime juice, salt and pepper and 4-6 chopped mint leaves.

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