Thursday, December 30, 2010

Chicken Fajitas

2  tablespoons  vegetable or olive oil, divided
3  boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut across into strips
1 packet  fajita seasoning
1/2  cup  water
2  large onions, slivered
3  bell peppers (one each of green, yellow, and red is prettiest, but not essential), slivered
2  cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup frozen corn
12  fajita-size flour tortillas, wrapped in a cloth and warmed in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes
Salsa,avacado,cheese and sour cream for serving (optional)

1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken strips and cook, stirring a couple of times, until almost cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes. Add half of fajita seasoning and water, mix well, and let chicken finish cooking. Transfer chicken to a bowl; cover to keep warm.

2.Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in skillet until hot. Add onions corn and peppers; cook, without stirring, until tender and some caramelized brown bits begin to show up in pan, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir; add garlic and remaining fajita seasoning. Let cook about 2 more minutes. Stir vegetables into seasoned chicken.

1 comment:

  1. Yummy! I never think to put sliced avocados in mine. I made guacamole instead. I think we are going to have to try it your way next time.


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