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Fajitas, From leftovers!

Transform your leftovers into something delicious with these easy steps
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4



  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 3 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil or other oil good for high heat
  • 2 pieces leftover chicken, steak, pork or a mix based on what you have on hand
  • 1 yellow onion thin sliced
  • 1 red pepper thin sliced
  • 1 green pepper thin sliced (optional)
  • 1 bunch of leftover veggies you can use asparagus, zucchini sliced lengthwise, spinach or whatever you have on hand
  • 1 tsp salt (to taste)


  • Heat your pan on medium high heat
  • gather all of your fajita ingredients together and slice them up in long thin strips
  • add your oil to the pre-heated pan
  • now add your meat and veggie ingredients to the hot pan with oil and toss around making sure to coat your ingredients well in the oil
  • now add all of your dried spices to this and mix well to coat your fajitas evenly
  • continue to toss your fajitas around in the the hot pan for about 10 minutes to cook and brown all of the spices on to the meat and veggies.
  • After 10 minutes, remove pan from the heat and pour your ingredients on to a large platter
  • serve with tortillas or rice and some sour cream, cheese and guacamole