Chicken and Pepper Fajita Bowl
with Basmati Rice, Tomato Salsa and Soured Cream
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(May contain Celery)
Diced Chicken Breast
Mexican Style Spice Mix
Chicken Stock Paste
Not included in your delivery
Sugar for the Sauce
Water for the Sauce
a) Boil a full kettle.
b) Pour the boiled water into a large saucepan with 0.25 tsp salt on high heat.
c) Add the rice and cook for 10-12 mins.
d) Once cooked, drain in a sieve and pop back in the pan. Cover with a lid and leave to the side until ready to serve.
a) Meanwhile, halve the bell pepper and discard the core and seeds. Slice into thin strips.
b) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
c) Heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on medium-high heat. Once hot, add the diced chicken and sliced pepper. Season with salt and pepper.
d) Stir-fry until the chicken is browned all over and the pepper is softened, 5-6 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw chicken and its packaging.
a) Add the garlic, Mexican style spice mix (add less if you'd prefer things milder) and tomato puree to the chicken. Stir-fry for 30 secs.
b) Stir in the chicken stock paste, sugar and water for the sauce (see pantry for both amounts). Season with salt and pepper.
a) Bring the chicken to the boil, then lower the heat.
b) Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened and the chicken is cooked through, 8-10 mins. IMPORTANT: The chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
a) Meanwhile, cut the tomato into 1cm chunks.
b) Pop the tomatoes into a medium bowl with a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, then set aside.
a) When everything's ready, fluff the rice up with a fork.
b) Taste the chicken fajita mix, season with more salt and pepper if needed, then spoon it over the rice.
c) Top with the tomato salsa and a big dollop of soured cream.