We love to make fajitas because the kids really enjoy making their own variations using lots of different ingredients. Then, they can wrap everything up and eat with their hands. Who doesn’t love to eat with their hands?! It’s fun for all of them.
We call these Ultimate Fajaitas because we try to get as many garnishes into the wrap as possible without losing anything out the sides. Sometimes, we just have to eat them open faced.
I am listing all the ingredients we serve with them- but you can pick and choose what you like to use in yours.
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into thin strips
2 tbs vegetable oil
1 large red onion, sliced
4 mild green or red Chili peppers, seeded and sliced into strips
2 Red peppers, cut into strips
2 Yellow peppers, cut into strips
1 Green pepper, cut into strips
8 flour tortilla, warmed
Heat the oil in a heavy skillet; cook the chicken strips over high heat, 5-7 minutes, or until fully cooked. Drain and remove to a plate.
Add the onion and chili peppers to the pan and sauté over high heat for 2 minutes. Add the bell peppers cooking over high heat for 4 minutes or until the vegetables have begun to have a blackened look around the edges.
Return the chicken to the pan and heat until sizzling hot. Serve right away, with warm tortillas, and many, many garnish options.
Small Bowls filled with the following garnishes:
1/2 cup sour cream
Guacamole (preferably homemade!) or avocado slices
1 bunch cilantro, broken up
1 large vine ripe tomato, diced
1 can black beans, heated through
1 can refried beans, heated through
Fresh corn kernels, roasted or 1 can corn, drained completely and heated in a large skillet.
Diced Ancho chilies
Montery Jack cheese, shredded
Cheddar cheese, shredded
Yellow rice, cooked per package instructions