Fajitas are such a simple meal. Basically, you just need a grilled meat, sautéed or grilled peppers & onions & tortillas. Other toppings after that are up to you. We like a little sour cream (well, actually plain yogurt), some fresh tomatoes & Matt likes some sliced jalapeno.
For the meat we usually use beef or chicken. This time it was chicken & Matt decided to create a marinate with the flavors of a margarita. Sometimes I find you can't really distinguish the flavors of a marinade once the meat is cooked, but not so with this one. You really get the taste of tequila & lime. It was so good & fresh tasting a lot of the meat didn't even make it into the fajitas, our mouths just seemed to get in the way.
1/2 c tequila
1/4 c lime juice
1 t onion powder
1/2 t cayenne powder
1 t garlic powder
1/2 t cumin
2 t salt
1/4 c canola oil
Put everything but the oil into a resealable plastic bag. Seal. Shake until the salt has dissolved. Add the oil & shake to mix. Add meat to be marinated. Reseal the bag removing as much air as possible. Massage the meat a little. Refrigerate for 4 - 6 hours.
Makes about 1 cup (Enough to marinate at least 4 - 5 boneless chicken breasts)
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