Fajita Marinade

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Recipe by irishred5

I got this recipe from a friend of mine from Texas 20 years ago and it has become one of my family's favorites. You can use the marinade to flavor peppers, onions and/or mushrooms and cook them to go along with your fajitas. The leftover chicken fajitas are great the next day mixed in a green salad. Extra marinade can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer for later use.

Top Review by NTexas

I tried this marinade for our Memorial Day cookout. I marinaded the beef skirt steak overnight. The only issue I had was with the meat. I forgot to tenderized it before marinading. In other words, don't think this marinade will tenderize beef fajitas. However, the marinade did give the fajitas a very good flavor. I saved the recipe and will definitely use it again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients in a large plastic container or glass dish.
  2. Place chicken breasts and/or beef (skirt steak) in dish or container making sure that meat is fully submerged and cover tightly.
  3. Marinate several hours or overnight in the refrigerator.
  4. Remove meat from marinade and grill on an outdoor grill, leaving pieces whole.
  5. Cut into strips just before serving with your favorite tortillas and fajita toppings.

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