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Beef & Chicken Fajita Burgers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dept. 4070 -- Osvaldo Escatel
Added: Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 – crusty rolls, split in half

BEEF FAJITAS:
1 & 1/3 lbs. – ground sirloin
2 T. – Worcestershire sauce, eyeball it
1 T. – chili powder
1½ T. – ground cumin
2 to 3 T. – fresh picked thyme leaves
several drops – hot sauce
1 T. – grill seasoning (Montreal Steak Seasoning by McCormick)
extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

CHICKEN FAJITA BURGERS:
1 & 1/3 lbs. – ground chicken
1 T. – ground chipotle (smoky flavor) chili power
2 to 3 T. – fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
several drops – hot sauce
1 T. – grill seasoning (Montreal Steak Seasoning by McCormick)
extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

SEARED PEPPERS & ONIONS:
1 T. – extra virgin olive oil, 1 turn of the pan
2 – red & green bell peppers, seeded & thinly sliced lengthwise
1 medium – yellow onion, thinly sliced lengthwise, reserve Ό of a piece, uncut
1 – jalapeρo OR serrano, seeded & chopped
2 c. – tomatillo, green chili salsa OR chipotle-tomato salsa, your choice

Directions:
Directions:
Heat a grill pan or large skillet over medium high heat.

FOR BEEF FAJITA BURGERS: Combine sirloin, Worcestershire, spices, thyme, hot sauce and grill seasoning. Mark meat into 4 sections and make 4 patties, 1 inch thick. Using the reserved Ό onion piece, grate half of it on the burgers. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil on the patties. Cook patties 4 minutes on each side for medium or, until desired doneness.

FOR CHICKEN FAJITA BURGERS: Combine chicken, chipotle powder, cilantro, hot sauce and grill seasoning. Score and divide meat into 4 sections and form big patties, 1 inch thick. Using the rest of the Ό reserved onion piece, grate the other half of it on the burgers. Drizzle patties with extra-virgin olive oil and cook 6 minutes on each side or until meat is firm and cooked through.

SEARED PEPPERS & ONIONS: Heat a medium skillet over high heat. Add extra-virgin olive oil and peppers and onions. Stir-fry the veggies tossing them with tongs to sear them at edges. Add the jalapeρo or serrano pepper. Toss and turn the mixture about 3 minutes, then add salsa of choice and toss a minute longer.

Place burgers on each bun bottom and top with Ό of the pepper and onion mixture and bun top. Serve Bacon and Bean Smash on the side.

 

 

 

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