fajitas

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fajitas

Recipes

ingredients
500g stir-fry beef
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large onion, sliced
½ red capsicum, cut in strips
½ green capsicum, cut in strips
2 large tomatoes, cut in wedges
½-1 cup of any of the following:
BBCC SALSA PICANTE (Mild or Medium)
BBCC RED CAYENNE CHILLI SAUCE
BBCC GREEN JALAPENO CHILLI SAUCE
12 small flour tortillas
light sour cream
lime wedges
¼ cup chopped coriander
cooking instructions
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan over high heat. Add beef, stirring continuously until browned. Remove from pan and set aside. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil and add onion and capsicum to the pan. Sauté for 2 minutes. Add tomato wedges and sauté for 1 minute. Return cooked beef to the pan and add salsa or chilli sauce and salt to taste. Stir to combine and sauté until heated through. While the meat cooks, heat flour tortillas as in the basic burrito recipe

Set everything out on the table. For each serving, spoon the beef/vegetable mixture down the centre of a hot tortilla, drizzle with lime juice and sour cream, additional salsa or chilli sauce and sprinkle with coriander. Fold over and eat as a soft taco.
makes
serves 4
advance preparation
Meat and vegetables can be cooked in advance and refrigerated. Reheat by stir-frying on high heat just until hot.
variations
Substitute 4 chicken breast fillets sliced in thin strips. Cook in hot oil as directed above.
serving idea
Serve fajitas with mexican pot beans on the side.

diet options

vegetarian variation
Stir-fry slices of tempeh or seasoned tofu along with vegetables as above.

Fajitas (fa-hee-tahs) are a Mexican stir-fry and best eaten with a stack of hot tortillas and lots of napkins. We serve these often for parties where guests can help themselves.