One-Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta

fajita pasta step-by-step recipe
Delicious chicken fajita pasta | Photo: Courtesy of Nem Hverdagsmad / @beetrootbakery

One-pot chicken fajita pasta recipe is delicious combination of chicken and pasta meal with a twist – great for dinner and even better cold for lunch. This chicken fajita pasta step-by-step recipe is a great alternative to using wraps. Chicken marinated in fragrant garlic and fiery chilli, tossed through pasta and finished off with sautéed veggies. A delicious one-pot chicken fajita pasta that taste heavenly, simple yet flavour-packed meal.

Ingredients

  • Chicken breasts (desired quantity), cut into bite-size portions
  • Penn pasta
  • Vegetable oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Fajita seasoning
  • Fresh hot pepper, sliced
  • Red & Yellow sweet pepper, sliced
  • Large onion, sliced
  • Tomato puree
  • Seasoning cubes (Maggi/Knorr)
  • Smoked paprika
  • Cheddar cheese, grated

Method

  1. Mix together the smoked paprika, hot pepper, and garlic powder. Rub half into the chicken pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a large deep frying pan and stir-fry chicken for about 5-6 minutes until golden all over and almost cooked. Remove and set aside.
  3. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet. Drain well and set aside.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in the pan and cook the onion along with the remaining spice, cook until tender. Season, then add the peppers and cook for another 3-4 minutes until just soft.
  5. Add the chicken back to the pan along with the tomato puree. Cook for 5 minutes, then stir in the cooked pasta. Taste for salt and seasoning – adjust accordingly if necessary.
  6. Sprinkle over with cheese to serve, if desired.
  7. Enjoy!

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