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Fajita in a Pita

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 lb Johnston’s Pork Loin or Leg Strips trimmed
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp Tabasco or red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 red or green pepper (or both) sliced
  • 2 tbsp lime juice (juice of 1 lime)
  • 2 large pita pockets cut in half


  • Cut pork into small -1 x 1/4 inch (2.5cm x 6mm) strips, trimmed of visible fat.
  • Heat oil in non-stick pan over high heat; add pork and garlic & stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Add Tabasco, oregano and cumin. Stir-fry for 2 more minutes.
  • Remove meat and add onions and peppers (if the pan is dry, add about 2 Tbsp (25 mL) of water, to steam the vegetables): Stir-fry for 4 minutes. Return meat to pan, pour lime juice over, toss and spoon into warmed pita pockets.
  • Serve with shredded lettuce, yogurt or sour cream and salsa.

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