Instead of using the usual fajita packet mix, try Helen's homemade version which is full of flavour. This is a great mid week meal as it's simple, quick to prepare and takes hardly any cooking time.
HELEN'S HOME COOKING
Not being fans of fad diets, especially ones that cut out food groups or are so restrictive that they make life miserable, we wanted to provide you with an effective route to a more balanced lifestyle.
One of the key areas in which you can improve your health, is to cook as many meals as possible with fresh ingredients. We understand it can be difficult to find time to shop and prepare meals when you have a busy life. To make things a little easier, we have enlisted Helen's help, giving you her fuss free, family favourite recipes. Read more about Helen here.
1 tbsp oil (vegetable/olive or coconut)
4 x skinless chicken breasts (cut into thin strips)
2 x onions (cut into eighths)
2 x cloves of garlic (crushed)
1 x red, green, yellow peppers (cut into chunky strips)
1 x green chilli
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsps Lemon juice
8 x wheat tortillas
Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok.
Fry chicken strips for approx 7 mins until sealed.
Add the onions and garlic - fry for a further 5 mins.
Add mixed peppers, chilli, spices and lemon juice - cook for a further 7 mins, making sure everything is coated with spices and cooked thoroughly.
Warm the tortillas in the microwave and serve with: sour cream or fat free fromage frais and salsa.
If you fancy something different to chicken fajitas, you could use prawns, steak or go completley veggie and use baby corn, courgettes and mushrooms, the choices are endless.