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Fajita Lettuce Wraps

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Try this lower calorie and healthier version of a Mexican classic, Fajita Lettuce Wraps. It's packed full of protein and the homemade fajita seasoning has those authentic smoky flavours which make this dish so delicious. Enjoy!
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
£1.20
Makes: 3
Main
Mexican

Fajita Lettuce Wraps

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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
£1.20
Main
Mexican
Servings: 3
Try this lower calorie and healthier version of a Mexican classic, Fajita Lettuce Wraps. It's packed full of protein and the homemade fajita seasoning has those authentic smoky flavours which make this dish so delicious. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 2 baby gem lettuces (£0.65)
  • 2 chicken breasts-diced (£3.00/2)=(£1.50)
  • 1 white onion (£0.09)
  • 300 g frozen sliced peppers (£0.87/2)=(£0.44)
  • 1 avocado (£1.12/2)=(£0.56)
  • Handful of cherry tomatoes (£0.48)
  • Handful of coriander, optional (£0.50)

Cupboard Essentials

  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • Salt & Pepper

Method

  • Melt the coconut oil in a mug for 30 seconds and add the fajita seasoning to the liquid.
  • Dice two large chicken breasts and add them to a pan, pouring the oil mix onto the chicken and stirring.
  • Gently fry the chicken with the sliced onion for 10 minutes and then add the frozen peppers to the pan.
  • Meanwhile, mash the avocado and slice up the tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Lay out the ‘lettuce boats’ and pop the chicken/pepper mix into them. Add the avocado and tomato and pop on some coriander.

Nutrition

Servings: 3 servings
Fat: 9g
Calories: 295kcal
Carbohydrates: 19g
Protein: 35g
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