Chicken and Vegetables in a Fajita Spice Mix

Add a little taste of Mexico and spice up your next chicken dinner with this tasty recipe. It can either be served on its own as a main or get the whole family involved and serve it up as a fajita filling using a wrap of choice and your favourite toppings. Quick and easy to prepare, this dish is perfect for those that are time poor.

Serves: 3-4

Cooking Time: 10-15mins


  • 500g chicken breast or thigh, cut in thin strips
  • 2 Bell peppers
  • 2 Onions sliced
  • 200g Mushrooms
  • 4 Garlic cloves crushed
  • 4 tbsp cooking coconut oil

Spices Mix

  • 2 tablespoons chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 table spoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Optional: (some ingredients listed not paleo)

  • Lettuce to serve (Paleo) or use sprouted grain fajita wraps
  • Toppings: diced tomatoes, avocado, salsa, guacamole, sour cream


  • In a wok or large pan heat the coconut oil and then brown the chicken.
  • Add the bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, garlic and mix well in pan. Cook for 1-2mins.
  • Add the spice mix and mix well.
  • Cook for 6-8mins or until cooked or until chicken is cooked to your liking.
  • Serve either in a bowl by itself (as in photo) or as a fajitas wrapped in lettuce leaves or wraps and topped with your favourite toppings.

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