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Chicken Fajitas in Kamado Joe Cast Iron Wok

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Ingredients

1 boneless chicken breast

1/2 green, 1/2 red and 1/2 yellow bell peppers

1 anaheim chile

1/2 large red onion

2 roma tomatoes

6 tbsp Santa Maria Seasoning

1/4 cup vegetable oil

6 Tortillas, flour or corn

Sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, avocado slices for garnish

2 pickled jalapeños, seeded and diced, for garnish (optional for heat)

Directions 

Cut chicken into roughly 1/2 x 1/4 in strips, place in mixing bowl and sprinkle with 4 tbsp SM seasoning.  Allow to marinate for 1 hour while preparing grill.

Cut seeded peppers and chile into strips, cut 1/2 onion into slices and cut tomatoes into 1/8 wedges, sprinkle with 2 tbsp SM seasoning, just prior to starting cook.

Light 2 firestarters in Kamado Joe with lower vent fully open and top up for 10 minutes.  Place x-wing accessory in lower position with cast iron wok in the middle circle.  Close lid and open top vent 1/3, with flywheel fully open until temp is stable at 400 deg.  Burp grill, all cooking will be done with the top up.  Add vegetable oil to wok and then chicken strips, stir continuously until opaque and starting to char, 2-3 minutes.  Remove to covered pan or bowl.  Add vegetables to wok, stirring frequently, until peppers and tomatoes are crisp/tender, and onions are translucent, about 5-6 minutes.  Add chicken strips back to wok and cook with vegetables for another 3 minutes, remove to covered pan.  Heat tortillas in lightly oiled saucepan.  Add chicken and vegetables to tortilla, garnish as desired, fold in half and eat taco-style.

:) We have prepared this fajita dish several times now using our KJ cast iron wok and it is now one of our Southwest style favorites.  The keys to success are in the Santa Maria Seasoning, the high temperatures developed in the wok, and keeping the food moving continuously while cooking.  We plan on trying both beef and shrimp fajitas in the future.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi garwig

We buy the Santa Maria seasoning at Major Market, a high end market with just 2 stores in North San Diego county.  It's made by Scott's Food Products here in California, and you can follow the link below to their website, where you can either buy it online or see the different grocery stores that carry the various Scott's seasonings.  Hope that helps

http://shop.scottsfoodproducts.com/Santa-Maria-Seasoning-SantaMaria7.htm

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