This recipe comes from Jordan Rubin, author of "The Maker's Diet" which is NOT a diet but a lesson in eating to live and not living to eat. He's got great stuff!
Beef and Chicken Fajitas
(Day 10 Dinner on page 100)
Yield: 4-6 servings
2 pounds chicken breast (or beef ) cut into strips, about 1⁄4 to 1⁄2 inch thick6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1⁄2 cup lemon or lime juice1⁄4 cup pineapple juice (optional)4 garlic cloves, peeled and mashed1⁄2 teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon dried oregano1⁄2 teaspoon dried thyme1 red pepper, seeded and cut into julienne strips1 green pepper, seeded and cut into julienne strips2 medium onions, thinly slicedextra virgin olive oil12 sprouted whole wheat tortillasmelted buttercrème fraîche or sour cream for garnishchismole for garnishguacamole for garnish
Make a mixture of oil, lemon or lime juice, pineapple juice and spices and mix well with the meat. Marinate for several hours. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels and pat dry. Using a heavy skillet, sauté the meat, a batch at a time, in olive oil, transferring to a heated platter and keeping warm in the oven. Meanwhile, mix vegetables in marinade. Sauté vegetables in batches in olive oil and strew over meat. Heat tortillas briefly in a heavy cast iron skillet and brush with melted butter. Serve meat mixture with tortillas and garnishes.