American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A dish consisting of strips of marinated meat, poultry, or vegetables that are grilled over an open fire and served in a tortilla, usually with spicy condiments. Often used in the plural.
- American Spanish. (Wiktionary)
- American Spanish, diminutive of faja, band, strip, from Latin fascia, band, bandage. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“These days I see all variations, but the word fajita is Spanish for the belt-like shape of the skirt steak, and that's the one for me.”
“Mr. Doggett's district had already morphed in 2004, after a redistricting effort turned it into a corridor snaking from Austin to the Mexican border dubbed the "fajita strip.”
“The food was a treat, a Mexican dish called a fajita.”
“You've got the beef 'fajita's, the scallion pancake 'nachos' and then there's this 'salsa verde'-like relish you can use on almost any dish.”
“I think that "fajita" originally referred to a way of cooking meat from beef diaphragm muscle, otherwise I think known as "skirt steak".”
“If you don’t have a cast-iron skillet, look in kitchen supply shops for an oval griddle with a handle sometimes called a fajita pan.”
“L.A. taco truck trap, beyond gimmicky "fajita" platters and the status quo of "combination platters".”
“Mexican seasoning of your choice, such as fajita spices, chipotle chili powder, Mexican oregano, cumin and / or cayenne pepper”
“I went to Trinity U way back in the 1980s and always remember the original Taco Cabana with much longing for a good fajita and guac!”
“The rocketship startles me so badly that I nearly drop my fajita.”
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