Fajita Chicken Farfalle

Fajita Chicken Farfalle
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 55
  • Servings: 4

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About this Recipe

This dish is wholesome and delicious twist on Mexican night!


3 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
3 tsp Tex-Mex spice blend, divided
2 tbsp Olive oil, divided
1/2 Red onion, diced
1 Each red, yellow and green pepper, sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 Roma tomatoes, diced
2 cups Reduced sodium chicken broth
1/2 lb Whole wheat farfalle pasta
3 tbsp Sour Cream
Dash of Hot Sauce (optional)
Salt and pepper
Chopped fresh Cilantro


TOSS chicken with 2 tsp (10 mL) of spice blend. Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of oil in a large pan over medium-high. Add chicken and cook, stirring for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.

HEAT the remaining oil in the same pan. Add onion, peppers, and garlic. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes. Add tomatoes and continue to cook for 1-2 minutes. Pour in chicken broth and return chicken to the pan. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes or until the sauce begins to thicken slightly and chicken is cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

MEANWHILE cook the pasta in a large pot of salted water according to the package directions. Drain well.

SERVE pasta smothered with sauce. Garnish with fresh cilantro.


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