Chicken Fajita Wraps
- Yield: 6 servings
- Prep: 15 minutes
- Cook: 30 minutes
This wrap with a Tex-Mex twist is loaded with color, flavor, and nutrients!
- For the chicken
- 1.5pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts
- 1-2tablespoons grapeseed oil
- 2-3tablespoons panca chili paste
- 1teaspoon garlic powder
- 1teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2teaspoon pepper
- For the veggies
- 2 bell peppers, green, yellow, red or orange, thinly sliced
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced
- Corn Salsa
- 2cups frozen corn, or cut fresh off the cob
- 1tablespoon red onion, diced
- 1tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
- 1 Roma tomato, diced
- 1/2cup lite sour cream
- juice of 1/2 lime
- For the Crema
- 1 jalapeno, seeds removed, diced
- Whole wheat flour or corn tortillas
- 15ounces can refried beans
- 1 avocado, sliced
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
- Coat chicken in seasonings and set aside.
- Heat a grill pan or big cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add oil to pan, then add chicken and cook, untouched, for at least 7 minutes. Flip chicken, sear for another 4 minutes, then move chicken to parchment paper lined baking sheet and place in the oven for about 15 minutes.
- Lower the heat to medium and add bell peppers and onions to pan, you may want to add more oil. Cook, untouched, for 3 minutes, then stir and sauté for about 10 minutes, until softened. Lower heat as needed. Remove veggies from pan, place in a bowl, cover to retain heat and set aside.
- To make corn salsa heat corn if frozen, place in bowl and once cooled, add tomato, red onion, herbs, vinegar, oil, salt, pepper and feta.
- Mix sour cream, lime and jalapeno in small bowl.
- Heat beans.
- Remove chicken from oven, let rest for about 5 minutes, then slice into strips.
- Place tortillas in oven for a couple of minutes to warm.
- To assemble wrap, smear beans on tortilla, add crema, veggies, chicken, corn salsa and slices of avocado. Roll up, slice in half. Enjoy!
Recipe courtesy of Lauren, a child autism therapist, who in her spare time develops and photographs healthy recipes. She passionately believes that tasty food should be hormone-, chemical- and preservative-free so it allows us to feel good before, during and after each meal. For more delicious recipes, visit her blog, The Talking Kitchen.