Carne Picada Con Tocino (Fajitas With Bacon and Onion)

"This was my Mom's recipe. The meat is used to make tacos and is served with salsa, avocado and fresh cheese (queso ranchero). With a side of arroz rojo (Mexican rice) and a green salad it makes a quick and satisfying meal."
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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add the bacon and onion and cook, stirring often, until bacon begins to brown. With a spatula, slide the onion and bacon to the back side of the skillet.
  • At this point the skillet should be very hot. Add the meat and generously season with salt and pepper.Brown on one side and turn over, add the lime juice.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and cover the skillet. Cook until the meat is tender and serve with accompaniments.

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  1. Yum. I've never added bacon to a fajita before but we really enjoyed it. I also sauteed some peppers and we made our own fajitas. Thanks for sharing. Made for CQ4.
  2. I loved the speediness and simplicity in preparing this recipe. The meat was a little bland for our tastes, so I added some cumin and garlic salt, as well as lots of salt and pepper. I served it with corn tortillas, avocado salsa, chunky guacamole, and 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese. It made a very yummy, satisfying meal. **Made for 2017 Culinary Quest - Central America for Smok'in Chefs**


I began cooking as a kid with my mom. I cook mostly Mexican food, but my best recipes are the ones that I improvise at the last minute! Especially desserts, which I love to cook, but always forget to write down. I'm a stay at home mom of three kids- 2 boys (3 & 5years old) and a 1 year old baby girl. My husband and I have been married for nearly 8 years. I want to take a moment to thank all of you who have made my recipes and even took the time to review and/or photograph them. I appreciate every one of them! <img src="" border="0" alt="I am alw"> <img src="" border="0" alt="Photobucket"width=90%> <img src=""> <a href=""><img src=""> <img src=""> <img src="" border="0" alt="Photobucket"> <img src="">
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