A fajita is well known Tex-Mex dish that is usually cooked with peppers and onions on a grill and served in a corn or flour tortilla. Naked Fish Fajitas still have all the flavor of a fajita, without the “wrap”or “grill” hence why they are “naked”. This recipe is really easy and simple to make, even a novice cook can make this. It is a great healthy, low-fat and low-carb dinner that the whole family can enjoy! Best of all it requires very little preparation and only requires one large pan to cook.
- 2 pieces Sole Fish Fillets (boneless)
- ⅓ Green Bell Pepper (sliced)
- ⅓ Red Bell Pepper (sliced)
- ⅓ Yellow Bell Pepper (sliced)
- 1 small onion (sliced)
- 4 pieces garlic (grated)
- ½ Lime
- Small bunch of Coriander (chopped)
- ½ packet Old El Paso Burrito Seasoning
- ½ tsp Olive Oil
- Salt to taste
- Red Chili Powder (optional)
- Slice the all the peppers and onions into thin strips. Grate the garlic and chop the coriander.
- Rub the fish with the Old El Paso seasoning, lime, garlic and coriander.
- Optional – rub the fish with a little bit of red chili powder to make it spicier.
- Heat the olive oil large frying pan.
- Place the fish, peppers and onions in the frying pan and cover.
- Let it cook on medium heat for approximately 7-10 minutes (or until the fish is cooked)
- Garnish with fresh coriander and serve.
Super Cooking Tips:
(1) Always read the ingredients of pre-mixed seasoning. Make sure to see if salt is already added. The burrito seasoning did include salt, but I added a little extra salt to the recipe for all the extra vegetables.
(2) Old El Paso sells a lot of different seasoning mixes. I chose the Old El Paso “Burrito” seasoning since it did not include “sugar” as one of the ingredients. Old El Paso also sells a variety of other seasoning, including taco, fajita and chili. All of those should also give you a nice Tex-Mex flavor. For my Singapore Readers – El Paso seasoning is available at most stores in Singapore (including Giant, Cold Storage & Marketplace). It cost me S$2.70.
(3) For a smokier flavor, you can use a stove-top grilling pan to grill the fish instead of steaming it. After you cook the fish, throw the onions and bell peppers on the same pan and cook until tender. Note: If you decide to grill, the final dish will be much drier than the fish that is pictured above.