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Ontario Mushroom and Chicken Fajitas

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Combine chicken and mushrooms this summer for amazing fajitas (NC) - The whole family can have fun with a fajita dinner. Set out side dishes of grated cheese, bottled salsa and shredded lettuce and let everyone assemble their own version.


    Ontario Mushroom and Chicken Fajitas
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil, divided 50 mL
  • 1-cup red, green, and yellow pepper strips 250 mL
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery 125 mL
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1
  • 4 cups Ontario Mushrooms, sliced 1 L
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips 500 g
  • 1/2 tsp EACH chili powder and cumin 2 mL
  • 8 large soft flour tortillas, heated 8
  • Grated cheese (optional)


In large skillet, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil.

Saute peppers, celery and onion 3 minutes or until soft. Add mushrooms; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently; set aside; keep warm. Add remaining oil to skillet.

Coat chicken with seasonings; saute, stirring 6 minutes, or until no longer pink. Return mushroom mixture to skillet; toss gently with chicken to mix.

Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until heated through. Spoon about 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the mushroom, chicken mixture down centre of each tortilla; roll up. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.

Preparation time: 10 minutes - Cooking time: 18 minutes

Serving Size: Makes 8 Fajitas

Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Energy 303 Kcal; 1270 kJ; Fat 9.5 g; Carbohydrate 36.0 g; Protein 18.7 g; Dietary Fibre 2.6 g

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