Chicken fajitas with paprika and sesame sauce: recipe

If chicken fajitas find their origin in Mexican cuisine, their success has been such that today we can find them almost everywhere. Their preparation has evolved in such a way that it is very common to prepare them in multiple ways. For its part, sesame seeds have always seemed very interesting to me because of their discreet but perfectly well-defined flavor.

Today I propose this recipe for chicken fajitas with paprika and sesame sauce, a seed also known as sesame in some countries. Beyond its flavor and the way in which we can integrate it into a recipe, this seed has a wide variety of health benefits such as its vitamin, fiber and antioxidant function.


For 2 persons
  • Chicken breast 2
  • Onion 1
  • Paprika powder 10 g
  • Extra virgin olive oil 15 ml
  • Sesame seeds 50 g
  • Mayonnaise 30 g
  • Sunflower oil 15 ml
  • Soy sauce 15 ml
  • White wine vinegar 15 ml
  • Cold water 15 ml
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper

How to make chicken fajitas with paprika and sesame sauce

Difficulty: medium
  • Total time 30 m
  • Elaboration 10 m
  • Cooking 20 m

To start this recipe we are going to prepare the sesame sauce by putting the sesame seeds in a bowl to grind them lightly with a mortar. We immediately add the mayonnaise, vegetable oil, vinegar, soy and water. We mix everything very well until obtaining a homogeneous set. We cut the chicken breasts into 6-8 cm long fajitas and put them in a bowl with salt, pepper and paprika.

Now we cut the onion into julienne strips that we fry for about three minutes in a pan with a little olive oil. Then add the seasoned chicken and leave on the fire at medium intensity so that the meat begins to brown. We pour the sesame sauce that we have prepared previously. Mix and leave at low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

What to accompany the chicken fajitas with paprika and sesame sauce

These chicken fajitas with paprika and sesame sauce are perfect for a meal with a lot of flavor and few complications on any day of the week. Its advantage is that you can prepare it a day before and reheat it in a pot over low heat. Its flavor will continue to be very good, probably even better. I recommend serving it with rice or pasta as well as roasted vegetables.

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