Discover the wonderful flavours of a health-conscious dish with this Slimming World Chicken Fajita Traybake. This delectable recipe combines tender chicken strips, vibrant bell peppers, and flavorful onions, all infused with a homemade Fajita Spice Mix. Crafted to align with slimming goals, this traybake offers guilt-free indulgence. The Mexican-inspired aromas are elevated by a gentle char achieved during baking, enhancing the vegetables’ natural flavours. A touch of zesty lime and aromatic coriander complements the dish, striking the perfect equilibrium between taste and wellness.
Low-calorie cooking spray (or spray oil)
2 large onions, halved and thinly sliced
3 bell peppers (red, orange, and yellow), seeds removed and sliced into strips
3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
For the Fajita Spice Mix:
1 teaspoon chilli flakes
1.5 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
Fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves
Preheat your oven to 180°C (356°F).
Lightly coat the base of a deep, nonstick baking tray with low-calorie cooking spray or spray oil.
Arrange the sliced onions, bell peppers, and chicken strips evenly on the baking tray.
Mix the Fajita Spice Mix ingredients in a small bowl, combining chilli flakes, ground cumin, black pepper, salt, oregano, garlic powder, and onion powder.
Evenly sprinkle the Fajita Spice Mix over the ingredients on the baking tray, ensuring they are thoroughly coated with the flavorful blend.
Gently toss or shuffle the ingredients to evenly distribute the spices.
Apply a light coat of cooking spray or spray oil to the top of the ingredients to promote even cooking and moisture retention.
Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 35-40 minutes, until the chicken is fully cooked and the peppers and onions are tender with a slightly charred essence.
Once done, carefully take the tray out of the oven.
Serve the Slimming World Chicken Fajita Traybake, garnishing it with a handful of fresh coriander leaves and accompanied by lime wedges for a refreshing citrus note.
Delight in the flavorful and nutritious Slimming World Chicken Fajita Traybake, a delightful dish perfect for sharing with loved ones while staying true to your dietary aspirations.