Honestly, I feel kinda silly writing this recipe because it seems so basic to me however I thought that some people just aren’t that into cooking and what might seem ham and cheese sandwich simple to me may not be the case for others. I used to pretty much follow recipes to the letter when I started living on my own and as time went on with every recipe I started to gain confidence and I would veer a little from the recipe and so on until I stopped relying solely on recipes. I still use recipes all the time especially with my “special occasion” food but our go to meals during the week are things that we throw together that result in healthy, nutritious, simple dishes that cover all the bases. I also take advantage of making extra so that I have decent stuff to eat at lunch everyday during the week at work.
I hope everyone has been enjoying their weekend. It looks like the good weather is here to stay, finally!!! One of the bonuses of living in Madrid is that you can grill all year round. Sure in the winter it means M has to wear his winter coat but it’s completely doable especially since Madrid is really dry and rain doesn’t happen very often. Now M can enjoy the grilling without having his ski jacket smelling like BBQ smoke!
These fajitas are one of our favourite meals. I used to make fajitas the “old fashioned way” (in the skillet with that fajita powder mix) however I tried making them once on the BBQ and we haven’t gone back since. I’m sure you can follow this recipe and simply cook the chicken breasts in a sauté pan over high heat so they get well marked on the outside. The veggies can be cooked in the same sauté pan but you’d want to add a little bit of liquid like water. I haven’t tried this method yet so if you do, I’d love to hear how they worked out for you. Continue reading