One of the most iconic Mexican dishes is the Fajita. People love the sizzling sounds, bold colors, and irresistible scent of fajitas. Fajitas are comprised of great ingredients that are packed full of flavor and nutrition. For those who have never embraced the amazing experience of the fajita, Eddie’s Mexican Restaurant would like to go over the ingredients of the fajita and why you should try them soon!
Steak, Chicken or Shrimp Fajitas
One of the primary ingredients in a fajita is of course, the grilled steak. Steak in particular is a great source of protein which is rich in iron. Protein helps the muscles, bones and improves the blood cells to bring oxygen into the lungs. The proper intake of protein can help fight off infections and prevent illnesses. Where the body needs protein, you can find an excellent serving in a fajita. Protein isn’t the only beneficial ingredient in fajita but so is the seasoning. However, fajitas don’t just come with steak. You can enjoy other meat option such as shrimp or chicken for an even healthier protein.
Authentic Fajita Seasoning
Fajita seasonings and recipes will vary from restaurant to restaurant, each bringing a unique flavor. However, most fajita seasoning is a combination of spices such as chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper, garlic and onion powder. Each of these ingredients contain amazing properties. In the fajita seasoning you are boosting your metabolism, immune system, and energy levels. Many of the spices in the fajita seasoning are also known to help fight off diseases and even cancer. Due to the amazing spices used in the fajita’s seasoning you will enjoy a flavorful meal and benefit your health.
Fajita Peppers & Onions Vegetables
Next, let’s talk about the amazing colorful vegetables used in fajitas. A fajita is not complete without the bright red and green peppers. Bell peppers and onions are pan fried together, bringing a spicy and tasty pallet. Onion is known to help the heart, is full of antioxidants, and even improves bone density. Some studies suggest that onions can help prevent and fight cancer and control blood sugar. Next to the onion you have the bell peppers. Bell pepper is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium. They are great for boosting the immune system and metabolism. Depending on the fajita recipe, sometimes chili peppers are used instead of bell peppers. Chili peppers are another great pepper that boosts the immune system, boosts your metabolism, and is rich in vitamins. Tomatoes are also commonly found in fajitas. As many well know, tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant that helps to cleanse the body and protect the cells. Tomatoes have a ton of health benefits and most people don’t seem to get enough.
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Fajitas is an all-time favorite that is full of flavor and comes out sizzling. Fajitas are tasty as well as healthy, providing your body with a great immune boost. They wake up the metabolism, and provide your body with the protein and vitamins it needs. Next time you have a craving for fajitas, come on down to Eddie’s Mexican Restaurant, or order to go today!