CHICKEN FAJITA PASTA BAKE

fajita pasta bake mChicken Fajita pasta is one of my favorite meal, fully loaded with crispy chicken, crisp vegetables and creamy sauce is utterly delicious. Very easy and quick recipe.

INGREDIENTS FOR TACO/ FAJITA SPICE:

Smoked paprika or red chili powder2 tbsp
Black pepper2 tbsp
Garlic powder1 tbsp
Cumin, grounded1/2 cup
Salt1/2 tsp

 

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INGREDIENTS FOR PASTA:

Chicken breast, cut in cubes or stripes.2
Pasta 2 cups
Bell pepper1, cut in cubes or stripes
Cabbage1/2 cup, thinly sliced
Onion1 medium, cubed
Cream1/2 cup
Chicken broth1/4 cup
Tomato1 cubed
Green chillies3-4, chopped
Garlic cloves2-3, minced
Oil2 tbsp
Cheeseas needed
Taco/ Fajita seasoning 2 tbsp or to taste
Oreganoas needed

METHOD:

  • Prepare Fajita or Taco spice first, it’s very easy to make.
  • Mix all ingredients of Fajita spice, store in a jar for seasoning your meat when required.
  • In a bowl add chicken cubes or strips and fajita spice. Mix well.
  • In a pan add 1 tbsp oil, and place chicken in single layer let it cook till nice brown color appear, turn the side and cook. Set aside.
  • Boil pasta and drain it, now in pasta add cream, salt and broth, cook till become thick, set aside.
  • In a pan add 1 tbsp oil, stir fry garlic and fry all vegetables including tomato.
  • Mix vegetables and  chicken in pasta and toss them. Adjust salt and spices according to your taste buds.
  • In a oven proof dish transfer pasta and sprinkle grated cheese and oregano.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 180c till cheese melt.
  • Serve hot.
  • Enjoy.
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2 Responses to “CHICKEN FAJITA PASTA BAKE”

  1. MAHWISH

    Hello Ainy
    U wrote in fajita spice that 1/2 cup of cumin?? I got confused
    Is it half cup or tbsp??

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    • Qurat ul Ain

      In original recipe its 1/2 cup but you can change the quantity according to your taste.

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