Budget Gourmet: Chicken Fajita Omelette from Johnny D’s in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC –  Jamie Saunders with Johnny D’s in Myrtle Beach made a Chicken Fajita Omelette for today’s Budget Gourmet.

Chicken Fajita Omelette

Recipe makes 1 omelette

Eggs, large- 2

Onions, chopped small- 1- 1/4” slice

Green Peppers, chopped small- 1/2 each

Grilled Chicken Breast, chopped small- 1/8 cup

Pepper jack Cheese- 2 slices

Taco/Cajun Seasoning- 1/4 teaspoon

Olive Oil- 2-3 Tablespoon

Salsa- as desired

Sour Cream- as desired


  1.  In a non stick pan, grill a chicken breast with 1 tablespoon oil, a little salt, pepper and oregano until the breast in no longer pink.  Place on a cutting board and chop into small pieces.
  2.  In the same pan (add a little more oil if needed) cook the onions and peppers until soft with a sprinkle of salt & pepper.
  3.  In a small non stick pan (6-8 inches), heat 1 tablespoon oil, over a medium high heat  Meanwhile in a bowl mix together the 2 eggs, chopped chicken, chopped/cooked vegetables and taco seasoning.  Be sure to use a whisk and really stir some air into the eggs.  You should see little bubbles forming.  Making sure the oil first, pour your egg mixture into the pan and allow to spread to the sides.  Without touching it allow to cook for about 30 seconds to 1 minute.  Slowly run a rubber spatula against the edges of the pan to loosen the egg from the sides, being careful not to rip the egg.  Once the egg is completely cooked on the bottom carefully stick the rubber spatula under and flip over the omelette.  Once the Omelette is flipped, place your cheese on the one side and allow to cook another minute or 2 depending the doneness you desire.
  4.  Fold the omelette in half and remove from the pan onto the plate.  Serve with salsa and sour cream.

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