Monday, February 9, 2015

Frittata Fajita

                                       Makes 8 servings
1/2          pound boneless skinless chicken breasts , cut into strips
1             small onion , cup into thin strips
1/2          medium green pepper , cut into thin strips
1             teaspoon lime juice
1/2         teaspoon salt
1/2         teaspoon ground cumin
1/2         teaspoon chili powder
2            tablespoons canola oil
8            eggs , lightly beaten
1           cup (4 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
                             Salsa and sour cream optional

1) In a large ovenproof skillet , saute the chicken , onion , green pepper , lime juice , salt , cumin and chili powder in oil until chicken is no longer pink .

2) Pour eggs over chicken mixture . Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until eggs are nearly set . Uncover ; broil 6-inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes are until  eggs are set .

3) Sprinkle with cheese . Cover and let stand for 1 minute or until cheese is melted . Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired .

It takes just a few minutes to prepare this delicious dish . You could serve it for brunch ... this will be a popular request from your family .


  1. That's it, I'm coming to your house to eat Nee!!! That Frittata Fajita looks so darn yummy! Save some for me:) And thanks for sharing, Nee...

    1. Hi Louise ,
      I had weekend company and this is what we had for breakfast Saturday , you know I had to make two . they thought I was a genius , heck I use the leftover chicken breast from the night before . (giggling0 I am so bad , Thanks for stopping by :)

      PS: Tell Marion she can eat this ... I also serve the fajita for dinner sometime with a side dish and salad .

  2. This sounds wonderful, Nee! We would really like it! Thanks for sharing! xo

    1. Hi Nellie , you will like it , less than 30 minutes your meal on the table . Thanks for stopping by :) Nee

  3. Dear Nee, How are you? I hope all is well.
    This is a lovely lunch or dinner.
    Stay well. I am looking forward to spring it is so cold here!!!
    xoxo Catherine

    1. Hi Catherine , I am fine down here but I do so worry about you and everyone in that neck of the woods . Just heard Boston got another blast .
      Stay well and as the saying go ... spring is just around the corner . Thanks for stopping by . ;- D Nee

  4. Good evening Nee,
    Wow, I love this, even the name is great. Frittata Fajita. I always liked a Frittata and a Chicken Fajita individually but this is all wrapped up in one! Easy and delicious, what more can a person eat it! Thanks Nee for sharing...Have a wonderful and blessed week!
    Dottie :)

    1. Good afternoon Dottie ,
      It quick and easy and can be down-scaled to meet your needs . You know the old saying , waste not , want not (smiling)
      Thank you for stopping by and have a warm and safe wonderful week , wish I could send you some of my weather . ;- D Nee

  5. Oh yummy! I think this would be nice snack or lunch.. :)

    1. Hi Medeja , anytime of the day will be nice . Thanks for stopping by :)

  6. Hi Nee, love a good frittata and this looks like one that my whole family would enjoy! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Hi Cheri ,
      My weekend company enjoyed them and breakfast was ready when they got up for breakfast . No hustle ... no bustle . Thanks for stopping by :) ~Nee~


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