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Syn Free Fajita Chicken Pasta Recipe

  • 300g (10.5oz)  of uncooked penne pasta (can use a gluten free option)
  • 2 chicken breasts (approx 500g/17.5ox) , sliced into strips (or you can use beef or pork)
  • juice of a small lime
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 1 jalapeno pepper , finely chopped (seeds removed)
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 2 teaspoon of sukrin: gold (or other sweetener of choice)
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil (2 syns) - or use spray oil to make this completely syn free
  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne (optional) - omit if you don't like it too spicy
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 courgette (zucchini), halved lengthways and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • spray oil
  • fresh chopped coriander (cilantro)
  1. Add to a mini food processor the lime juice, cumin, jalapeno, cayenne pepper, paprika, oregano, sukrin gold, olive oil (or spray oil), crushed garlic and a little salt and blitz a few times until you have a paste. Add to the chicken and mix to coat thoroughly. Refrigerate for a few hours to marinade.
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