Chicken Fajitas




  • 2 tbs. olive oil 
  • 1 onion, sliced 
  • 1 red and green capsicum, sliced 
  • 4 chicken thighs, think sliced into strips 
  • 4 x La Banderita flour fajita 6” tortillas 
  • Avocado slices, to serve
  • Lime, serve  
  • Salt and pepper


  • 3 long red chillies, chopped 
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander seeds 
  • 2 tsp. sweet smoked paprika 
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tbs. caster sugar 
  • 1/2 tbs. red wine vinegar 
  • 80ml olive oil plus a little extra


To make the sauce, place all of the ingredients into a small pot with 100ml of water over a low heat and gently cook for 15-20 minutes, ensuring it does not boil. Cool to room temperature then pour into a blender and blend with a pinch of salt until very smooth. This can be made up to week in advance and stored in an airtight container. 

Heat a BBQ or grill pan over a high heat. Place the onion and capsicum a teaspoon of oil and salt and pepper in a bowl and toss to coat vegetable well. Place on the grill and cook for 5-6 minutes or until slightly charred. Place in a bowl and keep warm. 

Massage oil over chicken and season with salt. Sear strips for 3-4 or until cooked through.

Warm the tortillas in a dry pan over a medium heat for 1 minute on each side. Keep warm in a clean tea towel.

Toss chicken and charred vegetables, a good squeeze of lime and an extra splash of olive oil. Serve  along with the sauce, avocado and warm tortillas.

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