Sizzling Steak or Chicken Fajitas


I love fajitas! When I stumbled across this recipe, I thought it looked easy enough I decided to give it a try. It really was easy! I don't have a fajita skillet so I just used a regular skillet, and it still turned out delicious! Serve with Spanish rice, refried beans, and a glass of margarita and you are fiesta-ready! (This recipe can also make Chicken Fajitas)



PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 25 minutes
SERVINGS: 4

1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 small red or green bell peppers, cut into strips
1 small onion, sliced
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 lb extra lean beef sirloin steak or boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 2-in strips
1 1/4 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup bottled chunky salsa
4 (6 in) flour tortillas, warmed
Light sourcream, chopped fresh cilantro, and lime wedges (optional)

DIRECTIONS:
1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat
2. Add bell peppers, onion, and garlic. Cook, stirring occassionally for 5-6 mins or until onions are slightly golden and peppers are tender
3. Stir in beef or chicken, cumin, chili powder, and salt. Cook, stirring occassionally for 7-8 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
4. Stir in salsa, heat through
5. Serve in tortillas, top with sourcream, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice.

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