Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta | Slimming World

As the evenings are drawing in, this Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta brightens up an Autumn night! Quick and easy to prepare, it’ll warm you up in a jiffy!

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Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta | Slimming World

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

Nothing beats pasta on the comfort food front, and when coupled with a few spices and some tasty chicken and peppers, you’ve got the perfect dinner.

Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta | Slimming World

This dish is nicely finished off with a splodge of fat free yoghurt and a sprinkle of chives. You could use any herb you like – coriander would work really well too!

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This Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta is really simple to make. We like to grind up my own spices as we find they have a much fresher flavour.

I use a pestle and mortar to do this, and recommend a heavy marble one as it grinds up even the toughests spices in no time.

This pestle and mortar is also perfect for grinding up the spices in this 1 Syn Chicken Satay.

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How many syns are in this Syn Free Chicken Fajita pasta recipe?

This Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta is…syn free! It’s also packed with speed food, though you can always add some extra Speed food.

Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta | Slimming World

You could also top this pasta off with some fresh tomato salsa which also goes well with these Syn Free Halloumi Cous Cous Burgers and Salsa.

Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta | Slimming World

How do I make this Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta?

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

Step 1

Cook the pasta as per the instructions on the packet. In a pestle and mortar, grind the cumin seeds, coriander seeds and chilli powder until fine.

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Step 2

The chicken should be sliced into strips. Spray a pan with Frylight and cook the chicken. Add the sliced peppers and onions and mix. Stir in the spices and combine to make sure all the chicken and veg are well coated.

Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta | Slimming World

Step3

In a small dish, mix the tomato puree in with the water. Add to the meat and veg and combine.

Cook for a further 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the peppers have softened.

Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta | Slimming World

Step 4

Drain the pasta and combine with the chicken fajita mix. Serve with a dollop of fat free yoghurt, or your topping of choice!

Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta | Slimming World

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Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free!

We used the Sunflower one for this Syn Free Chicken Fajita Pasta recipe, and it was fab.!

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INGREDIENTS
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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Cook the pasta as per the instructions on the packet. In a pestle and mortar, grind the cumin seeds, coriander seeds and chilli powder until fine.
  2. The chicken should be sliced into long strips that are around 0.5cm wide. Spray a pan with Frylight and cook the chicken for 5 minutes on a high heat. Add the sliced peppers and onions and mix. Stir in the spices and combine to make sure all the chicken and veg are well coated.
  3. In a small dish, mix the tomato puree in with the water. Add to the meat and veg and combine. Simmer on a low heat for a further 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the peppers have softened.
  4. Drain the pasta and combine with the chicken fajita mix. Serve with a dollop of fat free yoghurt, or your topping of choice!

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16 Comments
    1. Hi Kathleen
      It should work using the same measurements as the whole spices, although you may need to experiment a little to get the balance right!

  1. Hi there – I want to make this dish tonight. Could I use the schwartz fajita spice instead of the other spices mentioned above ? I could still do the water and tomato purée to make it moist.

    1. Hi Grace
      The Schwartz sachets have a syn value, which you would need to check online. The Schwartz jar of fajita seasoning is free for a 3g serving.

  2. Made this tonight fir the first time using ground spices. Tasted good but think the flavours could have been stronger do woyld recommend adding a little more if using ground d instead of whole spices. I have some leftover do will see if the flavour improves tomorrow lunchtime . Otherwise love it, fast and easy!

    1. Absolutely, Karen! We’d always encourage you to adjust the level of herbs/spices to suit your personal taste! 🙂

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