2 medium boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into half horizontally

2 cups sliced bell peppers, colours of choice

1 head romaine lettuce, chopped

1 avocado, sliced


3-4 tablespoon olive oil

4 tablespoons lime juice

1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon brown sugar (optional)

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon table salt


Whisk all ingredients for the dressing/marinade in a medium bowl. Pour half the mixture onto the chicken breasts and coat chicken breasts with marinade well. Cover and place in the fridge for 30-minutes or up to 24 hours or use immediately. Reserve the rest of the marinade for later to be used as a dressing.

Heat a large heavy-duty pan or skillet to medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add a teaspoon of oil to the pan and then add in the chicken breast. Cook for 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove from pan onto a cutting board and cool for 5 minutes then slice or chop into bite-size pieces. Add the sliced bell peppers to the pan.cook on high for 1-2 minutes or until charred.

Divide romaine lettuce into two salad bowl. Top each salad with half the chicken, fatija veggies, and sliced avocado. Serve with reserved dressing and sour cream if desired.

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