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Old 06-02-2005, 10:04 PM   #1
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Post Beef And Chicken Fajitas

Makes 8 to 10 servings

2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon chipotle seasoning (optional)
1 cup Italian dressing
6 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
4 pounds flank steak
20 (8-inch) flour tortillas, warmed
Toppings: sour cream, shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, shredded Cheddar cheese

COMBINE first 6 ingredients and, if desired, chipotle seasoning.
STIR together chili powder mixture and dressing.
Pour half of marinade in a shallow dish or large
heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; add chicken.
Cover or seal. Pour remaining marinade in a
separate shallow dish or large heavy-duty zip-top
plastic bag; add beef. Cover or seal; chill
chicken and beef 2 hours.
REMOVE chicken and beef from marinade, discarding marinade.
GRILL, covered with grill lid, over medium heat
(300 to 350) about 15 minutes on each side or
until chicken is done and beef is at desired
degree of doneness. Cut chicken and beef into
strips. Serve in flour tortillas with desired
toppings. Prep: 20 min., Chill: 2 hrs., Grill: 30


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Old 10-08-2005, 11:29 PM   #2
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raine, thanks for posting this recipe. I have most of the ingredients on hand, except for the chipotle seasoning. I might add a chipotle pepper in adobo sauce as a substitute. And obviously I will have to reduce the amount the recipe makes because that is too much sauce for one person!!

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Old 10-09-2005, 08:39 PM   #3
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That would be an awesome dish for a night of watching movies and just relaxing, or cut into smaller pieces and used as a party appi. Thanks for sharing Raine

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Old 03-10-2006, 02:55 PM   #4
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Sounds excellent. Here is one of my favorites. I am not sure how much flank steak I use but it is usually about as long as my forarm or longer.

4 Tablespoons Tequila
2 Tablespoons of Orange juice
1 Tablespoon Lime juice
Pinch of red pepper flakes
Pinch of oregano
Pinch of salt

Mix together and marinade over night if possible. Broil or grill. Let rest. Serve on Tortilla with roasted onion, roasted red pepper, possibly sour cream or guacamole. Enjoy.
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