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Chicken fajita rice bowl recipe

Chicken fajita rice bowl recipe

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Looking for a full-of-flavour dinner that serves two? Look no further than these chicken fajita rice bowls. Tinned black beans and frozen veggies and chicken make this Mexican-inspired meal easy, colourful and tasty. Top with crumbled feta and zingy salsa, then serve with salted tortilla chips for a flavour fiesta! See method

  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 617 calories / serving


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil​
  • 700g bag frozen vegetable & chicken fajita mix
  • 1x 200g frozen steam bag long grain white rice
  • 100g tinned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 5g coriander, roughly chopped, plus extra to garnish
  • 1 lime, ½ cut into wedges
  • 1 head little gem lettuce, shredded
  • 60g feta, crumbled
  • 4 tbsp chilled mild salsa
  • 30g lightly salted tortilla chips
White rice can always be swapped for brown (check cooking instructions for timings)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    23g 33%
  • Saturates

    7g 35%
  • Sugars

    12g 13%
  • Salt

    2.5g 41%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 66.2g Protein 30.6g Fibre 10g


1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the frozen fajita mix and cook for 10-15 mins until all the liquid has evaporated and the chicken is beginning to colour.

2. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to pack instructions, then divide between 2 bowls.

3. When the fajita mixture is cooked, add to the bowls along with the rice. Add the drained black beans to the pan along with the juice of ½ a lime and the chopped coriander. Cook for 1-2 mins, stirring, until heated through, then spoon into the bowls.

4. Divide the lettuce between the bowls, then top with the salsa and crumbled feta. Add a few tortilla chips to the side of each bowl along with the wedges of lime and sprinkle with a little extra coriander before serving.

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