Chicken fajita pasta

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Chicken fajita pasta
This hearty recipe is a perfect weeknight dinner

250g pasta (penne or farfalle)

450g chicken breast, diced

1 red pepper, diced

1 yellow pepper, diced

1 onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, crushed

3 tbsp fajita mix

120ml cream

500ml chicken stock

1 can chopped tomato

Olive oil

Grated cheddar, to serve

Fresh coriander, to serve

Season the chicken with half of fajita seasoning. In a medium saucepan, heat some olive oil and cook the chicken, then set aside.

In the same saucepan, heat some more olive oil and add the onion, garlic and peppers and remaining fajita mix. Cook for 2 minutes, then add the stock, cream, chopped tomato and pasta. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for about 10 minutes, until the liquid is mostly absorbed. Add the chicken back to the saucepan and cook for a further 2 minutes.   

Serve with grated cheddar and fresh chopped coriander. 

Serves
4

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Chicken, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy, Family Dinners, Kids Food, One Pot

Cuisine
Mexican

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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