Chicken Fajita Pasta

Fajitas are usually cooked with steak but lately chicken breast pieces are commonly used. Fajitas could be made into a wrap or a pasta or eaten as such. Since pasta is one of my top favorite dishes i made chicken fajita pasta today and yum is the word to describe it's taste.

Here are few other pasta varieties to try from my blog

Avocado spinach pesto pasta

Pasta soup for toddlers

White sauce pasta

Marinara pasta

And here is a list of some lip-smacking chicken recipes you may want to try !

Chicken gravy or kuzhambu

chicken kabob

broiled coriander chicken

village style chicken gravy

shallots chicken curry 

pepper chicken gravy

chicken teriyaki

chicken tenders

spicy chicken roast

chicken keema

chicken malai kabob

Chicken fajitas are definitely toddler friendly recipes and give it a try for your toddler too. This dish tastes more like Indian as the ingredients used are pepper powder, cumin powder, paprika. Fajita tastes best when served hot. Do give it a try as a wrap or with pasta and share your valuable feedback.


1/2 cup penne pasta
2 tbsp cooking oil , olive oil preferred
1 chicken breast, cut into long strips
1 tbsp black pepper powder
1 tbsp red chills powder
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp cumin powder
5-6 garlic pods, finely chopped
1 large onion
1/4 cup red bell pepper thinly sliced and or 1/4 cup thinly sliced yellow bell pepper
1/4 cup green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 tbsp Finely chopped coriander leaves
3 cups of milk, full fat milk preferred


Heat a heavy bottomed Pam and add oil .

Once the oil is hot enough add chicken pieces.

Cool until it turns mild brown in color.

Transfer it to a plate. To the same pan add chopped garlic and fry for few secs.

I have used red and green bell peppers, you can use the other colors like orange and yellow.

Then add bell peppers.

Add onions.

Fry for about 2-3 minutes until the onions become translucent. Then add partly cooked chicken strips.

Now add salt.

Add black pepper powder.

Add cumin.

Add chili powder/paprika.

Toss them well and cook further on low flame for about 3 minutes or until the oil oozes out.

Then add milk.

Keep the flame on low heat.

Add penne pasta and give it a mix.

Cook till the pasta is done.

Tada! Yummy chicken fajita pasta is ready.

Top it with some coriander leaves and Serve the pasta hot!


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