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Savory Fajitas Recipe

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This recipe for Savory Fajitas, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Denise DiMiceli
Added: Monday, January 19, 2009


1 pound Nigari tofu, cubed (or chicken, steak or shrimp)
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup cider vinegar
2 tablespoons sherry
2 tablespoons brown sugar
4 teaspoons sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon each: ground ginger, cayenne pepper,garlic powder, cinnamon, ground coriander
Yogurt Sauce:
1 cup plain yogurt
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small red onion
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
2 medium green bell peppers, sliced
4 ounces button mushrooms
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1/2 bunch cilantro
Pinch salt
Pinch pepper
10-12 pitas or soft taco tortillas

In a large bowl whisk together marinade ingredients; pour over tofu or meat and marinate at least 4 hours or overnight
Whisk together the yogurt sauce; cover and refrigerate
Bake tofu on a sheet pan with a little marinade drizzled around at 350 for 30 minutes or until firm
If using chicken, steak or shrimp saute' in pan with a little marinade just until cooked
In a large pan saute' onions in olive oil until tender; add mushrooms and garlic and saute' about 5 minutes
Add bell pepper and saute' an additional 2 minutes
Add the tofu or meat, cilantro, tomatoes, salt and pepper; cook until tomatoes are heated being careful not to over cook
Serve Fajitas in a pita or tortilla drizzled with the yogurt sauce

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45 min plus time to marinate




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