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Fajita Extravaganza!


One of my favorite memories from this summer was gathering with 3 other couples (and 11 kids) at our friend's house for a fajita and sangria party. (You can find the sangria recipe here.) The weather was perfect for the kids to swim, the food was delicious and there ain't nothing wrong with a fajita any time of year! Here are the recipes I use. Use them at your next Mexican fiesta and you will be a big hit with your friends!

Chicken Fajitas (adapted from

1/4 c. freshly squeezed lime juice
1/4 c. water
2 T. extra virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic, smashed
2 t. soy sauce or Bragg's liquid amino acids
1 t. salt
1/2 t. cumin
1/2 t. black pepper
1/2 t. chili powder
1/4 t. cayenne pepper
1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in strips if you are sauteing the chicken inside, left whole if you want to grill the chicken

Beef Fajitas (adapted from

1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 T. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 c. lime juice
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 1/2 t. cumin
1 1/2 t. chili powder
1/4 t. crushed red pepper flakes
1 t. salt
1/4 t. black pepper
1 beef flank steak (about 2 lb.)

Fajita Vegetables (Shelly Redmond)

1 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 green bell pepper, sliced
1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
1 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
Chicken Fajitas Mix the lime juice, water, olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, salt, cumin, black pepper, chili powder and cayenne pepper in a large ziploc bag and add the chicken. Marinate at least 4 hours or...
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