Lettuce cups make a great option if you’re looking low carb or ketogenic lunch or dinner option. They also make tasty appetizers at any gathering and are mostly kid and adult approved! These Low sodium Chicken Fajita Lettuce cups are full of freshness, so flavorful and super simple to make with a homemade seasoning! They come together in less than 30 minutes so they’re perfect for busy weeknights. 



Chicken Marinade
300g chicken breast, cut into strips
1 tablespoon olive oil
Juice from 1 fresh lemon
1⁄4 tsp Salt
1⁄2 tsp cayenne chili powder (optional)
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp smoked paprika

Tomato Salsa
1 handful fresh coriander, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1⁄2 small red onion, chopped
1⁄4 cup fresh lemon or Lime juice
4 ripe plum tomatoes, cut into small cubes
Add Salt and Pepper to taste

Vegetables for Fajitas
1 Medium Green capsicum, thinly sliced
1 Medium yellow capsicum, thinly sliced
1⁄2 medium white onion, thinly sliced
2 tbsp Olive Oil (Divided)

For Serving
Lemon or lime wedges
1⁄4 sliced avocado (per person)
1 packet Baby Gem Lettuce – Approx 8-10 Lettuce cups 


1. Add marinade ingredients with chicken into resealable bag. Seal and shake well. Allow to marinate for 10-15minutes while you prepare the (chill in the refrigerator until ready to use).

2. For Tomato salsa: Place all the ingredients in the in a bowl and mix all together. Add salt and pepper to taste. Let the salsa sit for 15-20minutes (room temperature or chilled) for the flavors to combine.

3. Preheat the pan with 1 tbsp olive oil and add the chicken. Cook for approx. 6 minutes per side, or until almost cooked through. Remove from the pan with all the juices and set aside.

4. In the same pan, add 1 tbsp Olive Oil and vegetables until softened, stirring often. Approx 5 mins.

5. Add the Chicken back into the pan with 1 more tbsp olive oil and mix well with the vegetables. Cover and leave to cook for a further 2-3 mins.

6. Final Assemble: Serve hot and add approx. 1tbsp mixture to each baby gem Lettuce Cup. Serve with 3-4 Pieces, Avocado tomato salsa on side. Garnish with Lime.

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