How to Make Authentic Mexican Fajitas

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Fajitas are a family favorite meal at Mexican restaurants. You can't go wrong with sizzling chicken or beef and sauteed vegetables wrapped in a warm tortilla. Make fajitas at home for an assemble-it-yourself family dinner. Set out ingredients in bowls and let your family customize fajitas for a Mexican feast.

In an frying pan over medium high heat, break apart the chorizo and brown. Add half of the spices while cooking.

Add the chicken and the beef to the sausage along with the rest of the spices. Stir with a spatula until cooked all the way through.

Add the green peppers and onions. Stir together so all is coated. Add the lid to the fry pan and reduce heat to medium letting the vegetables steam. This should take about 15 minutes and the vegetables should be slightly soft when finished.

Add tomatoes, stir well, and reduce heat to low. Replace lid and let the tomatoes steam. You don't want them to get mushy, so keep an eye on the mixture to be sure the tomatoes keep some of their texture. This step should only take about 5 minutes.

Your fajitas are basically done now. Just take the flour tortillas, place the entire mixture into the center and add sour cream and salsa. Fold the tortilla into a pocket by bringing the bottom up first and then folding over each side. Enjoy!

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