fajita


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fa·ji·ta

 (fə-hē′tə)
n. often fajitas
A dish consisting of strips of marinated meat or vegetables that are grilled over an open fire and served in a tortilla, usually with spicy condiments.

[American Spanish, diminutive of faja, band, strip, from Latin fascia, band, bandage.]
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Fajitas at home or in a restaurant will generally consist of chicken, peppers and onions fried with some fajita seasoning, served with the usual accompaniments of soured cream, grated cheese, salsa and guacamole.
INGREDIENTS 4 sprays calorie controlled cooking spray 300g raw skinless chicken breast 2 medium peppers, red and yellow, deseeded and thinly sliced 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 sticks raw celery, thinly sliced 1tsp Mexican fajita spice mix 2 level tbsp tomato puree, blended with 3 tbsp hot water 4 medium soft tortillas Green salad, to serve METHOD?
Serves two) Takes ten minutes to make, 30 minutes to cook INGREDIENTS 2 skinless free-range chicken breasts, sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 red pepper, sliced ' red onion, diced 1 tbsp ready-made fajita seasoning 5 tbsp crme frache 4 tortilla wraps 120g fresh hot tomato salsa 100g Cheddar, coarsely grated Lime wedges to serve METHOD 1.
Chili's menu opens up with a lip-smacking selection of appetisers including the Boneless Buffalo Wings, Wings over Buffalo both served with cool bleu cheese dressing, Classic Nachos, Fajita Nachos, Fire Grilled Guacamole, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Bottomless Tostada Chips and Salsa and a range of delectable soups and sides.
Maybe if restaurants start selling one entree for every two diners, the fajita fad will finally fizzle.
New Chef Paul Fajita Chicken Wings and Chef Paul BBQ Chicken Wings are coated in original, Chef Paul Prudhomme's Magic Seasoning Blends to create two very unique and exclusive products.
Discovery, like Old El Paso, offers a variety of Mexican sauces, accompaniments and kits, with Fajita Season and Sauce the best-performing product, according to senior brand manager Bev Taylor.
In addition, grouper, amber-jack and the thick forward portion of a redfish fillet are all terrific as fajita fish.
Some of the delectable recipes: Grilled Fajita Pocket Sandwich, Springtime Orange Cake, Prime Rib of Beef, Martin Yan's Sweet and Sour Chicken, German Apple Pancake, Chocolate Pound Cake, and Gourmet Caramel Apples.
2 Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan and stir fry the onion, pepper and chicken for 10 minutes adding fajita seasoning to taste halfway through the cooking.
VEGETARIAN: chile con queso, cheese nachos, vegetable fajita, vegetable quesadilla, Mexican fried ice cream, apple chimi
Wraps (Snack Fajita, Chicken Fajita, Steak & Cheese and Chicken & Cheese, all Two-Count).