Chicken Fajita Salad

Ingredients for Chicken Fajita Salad:

1. Olive oil – 2 big spoons

    Lemon juice – ½ cup

    Garlic – 2 cloves, chopped fine

    Cumin – 1 small spoon

    Dried oregano – 1 small spoon

2. Chicken breast – 1, sliced thin lengthwise

3. Olive oil – 2 big spoons

4. Onion – 1, sliced lengthwise

5. Red capsicum – 1, sliced thin lengthwise

    Green chillies – 2

6. Almonds – ¼ cup

7. Lettuce chopped – 3 cups

8. Cherry tomato – 1 cup, chopped into two halves each

    Avocado – 1, chopped, after removing skin

How to prepare Chicken Fajita Salad?

1. Mix ingredients no: 1 together in a bowl and prepare dressing.

2. Transfer half amount of dressing to another bowl and keep in refrigerator.

3. In the remaining dressing, add chicken and allow it to rest for half an hour.

4. In a big pan, heat olive oil and sauté onions.

5. When it turns crispy, remove chicken from dressing and add to onions.

6. Keep sauting chicken till it turns pink.

7. Add capsicum, green chillies and dressing kept in fridge for 3 minutes.

8. Add almonds, mix well and transfer the contents to serving bowls.

9. Decorate Chicken Fajita Salad with lettuce chopped, cherry tomato and avocado.

10. Serve soon after preparation of salad.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine April 16-29, 2022

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