A dish consisting of strips of marinated meat or vegetables that are grilled over an open fire and served in a tortilla, usually with spicy condiments.
A Tex-Mex dish consisting of grilled strips of beef or chicken, often served wrapped in a soft tortilla with vegetable slices or a sauce.
Origin of fajita
- American Spanish diminutive of faja band, strip from Latin fascia band, bandage
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- American Spanish.