fajita
noun Etymology: American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish faja sash, belt, probably from Catalan faixa, from Latin fascia band — more at fascia Date: 1971 a marinated strip usually of beef or chicken grilled or broiled and served usually with a flour tortilla and various savory fillings — usually used in plural

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  • Fajita — ist ein Gericht der Tex Mex Küche, das in der Originalversion aus gegrilltem und anschließend geschnittenem Rindfleisch besteht, das zusammen mit Streifen von grüner Chili auf einer Weizentortilla serviert wird. Fajitas werden mittlerweile auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fajita — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Chicken fajita Las fajitas son unos de los platos más tradicionales de la cocina Tex Mex. Consiste en carne asada a la parrilla y picada servida sobre una tortilla de harina de maíz. Originariamente las fajitas se… …   Wikipedia Español

  • fajita — by 1979, from Sp. fajita, dim. of faja bandage, wrapper, from L. fascia band, bandage (see FASCIA (Cf. fascia)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fajita — ☆ fajita [fä hē′tä, fə hēt′ə ] n. 〚AmSp〛 a Tex Mex dish consisting of grilled strips of beef or chicken, often served wrapped in a soft tortilla with vegetable slices or a sauce * * * fa·ji·ta (fə hēʹtə) n. A dish consisting of strips of… …   Universalium

  • fajita — ☆ fajita [fä hē′tä, fə hēt′ə ] n. [AmSp] a Tex Mex dish consisting of grilled strips of beef or chicken, often served wrapped in a soft tortilla with vegetable slices or a sauce …   English World dictionary

  • Fajita — Mixed beef and chicken fajita ingredients, served on a hot iron skillet. The patron adds the ingredients they fancy on a tortilla, and roll it to form the fajita A fajita ( …   Wikipedia

  • Fajita — Ingrédients nécessaires à la préparation de fajitas. Une fajita est un mets de cuisine Tex Mex constitué d une tortilla (sorte de crêpe) de farine de blé pliée et remplie de viande (le plus souvent, de poulet, ou bien aussi de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fajita — {{#}}{{LM F46936}}{{〓}} {{[}}fajita{{]}} ‹fa·ji·ta› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} Comida mexicana hecha con tiras de carne asada a la parrilla que se sirven sobre una tortilla hecha de maíz …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • fajita — noun /fæˈhiːtɑː/ a Tex Mex dish of strips of spicy marinated meat and/or vegetables in a soft flour tortilla, often served with salad or a savoury filling …   Wiktionary

  • fajita — fa|ji|ta [ fə hitə ] noun count a Mexican meal that consists of thin pieces of chicken, vegetables, or meat cooked and then rolled up inside a TORTILLA: chicken fajitas …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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