Fajitas with pork

Fajitas with pork – this recipe for spicy Mexican meals that consists of meat stews with vegetables, chilli and fresh salad. According to tradition, all ingredients are wrapped in a round bread made of unleavened dough made from wheat or corn flour tortilla, which should not be confused with the Spanish tortilla (omelet with vegetables).

In Mexico, the fajita is served to the table separately – meat, chopped vegetables and pellets, and you independently collect its own version of the dish. So guests do not willfully, I collect Tahiti itself, because if the process is not controlled, on the table left a bunch of chopped lettuce and a crumb meat stews.

To assemble the fajitas just before serving, so the cake is not soaked.

Fajitas with pork

  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
  • Number of servings: 4
Ingredients for making fajitas with pork:
  • 4 tortillas (thin pancakes made from wheat flour);
  • 400 g lean pork meat;
  • 100 g onions;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • 150 g tomatoes;
  • 2 pod of red Chile;
  • 3 g of spicy red pepper;
  • 3 g of smoked paprika;
  • 20 ml of olive oil;
  • 50 g tomato puree;
  • the leaves of green salad;
  • salt, sugar, lemon.
Method of cooking fajitas with pork.

The garlic cloves with a knife we press, clean, shred. Onions chop finely. In a frying pan heated high quality olive oil, throw in onions, then garlic, added a small pinch of salt, saute until clear.

Saute the onions and garlic

The flesh is lean pork cut into thin and long sticks across the fibers. This dish is prepared quickly, so the fatty pork is not suitable, it will turn out tasteless.

Sent meat to the pan to passerovannogo onions, fry for 4-5 minutes.

Cut lean pork and fry with onion and garlic

Tomatoes cut into thin slices, add to meat and onions. If you are not lazy, you can peel the skin, but not necessarily.

Chop the tomatoes and add to meat with onions

Now put tomato puree, add the ground hot red pepper, smoked paprika and fresh Chile pods. Chile cut in half lengthwise, added together with seeds – this is Mexican cuisine!

Add to the pan with the tomato purée, spices and chilli

Pour to taste table salt without additives, and the balance of taste small pinch of sugar, simmer all together for 10-12 minutes, remove from heat.

Fajitas salt and simmer another 10-12 minutes

By the way, tortillas (tortillas) very easy to prepare at home. For this all you need to mix three cups of flour with a little bit of margarine, salt, baking powder and a Cup of hot water. Knead the dough, roll it out round scones and bake them on a dry pan. Strongly fry do not need to cook for about a minute on both sides! Scones should be pale with light brown spots.

Fry the tortillas for the fajitas in the pan

Put on a tortilla stew with pork, liberally pour the thick sauce from the pan, add the Chile pods.

Spread fried vegetables with meat on bread and pour gravy

Put the leaves of fresh salad, pour all together fresh lemon juice, add a slice of lemon and serve immediately to the table.

Fajitas with pork

From history. Fajita and burrito – the closest “relatives”, the only differences in presentation and slicing of ingredients. In the first case, the meat is cut into thin strips, which actually gave the name to the dish. Spanish faja – streak, as the cowboys got scraps of meat, which they cooked and wrapped in fresh corn tortillas.

Fajitas with pork

Fajitas with pork ready. Bon appetit!

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