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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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The difference with my fajitas today is that rather than cooking the meat with traditional fajita spices, I'm using harissa, a hot aromatic paste made using chillies and an array of other herbs and spices.
The menu is run of the mill and not too elaborate featuring the standard margherita, pepperoni, fajita, four cheese, BBQ and others with the prices ranging between Rs500 and Rs1,500, depending on the size one orders 10 inch, 14 inch or 19 inch.
Fajitas are surprisingly easy to make, especially if you use a pre-made fajita seasoning or some other Mexican seasoning blend.
A Taco Bar (P3,200) comes with soft flour tortillas or crispy corn shells, choice of protein, beans, shredded cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream with chips and salsa; a Fajita Bar (P3,700) includes soft flour tortilla, choice of protein, beans, mixed onions and peppers, shredded cheese, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, with chips and salsa.
3 Sprinkle in the cumin, fajita seasoning, paprika and a few twists of black pepper.
Nevertheless, the fajita chicken and beef steak fajita come a close second and third.
78 on Old El Paso grub, like Extra Mild Fajita Kit (476g) and the Nacho Kit (520g), which are PS3.
I use half a PS2 bag of frozen chicken strips, which can be cooked from frozen, a red pepper (50p), an onion (25p), half a PS2 jar of fajita sauce and a pack of value wraps (92p for 8).
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.