Steak (Or Chicken) Fajitas

Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

These are so quick and tasty. You can use strips of boneless chicken breast instead of the beef. Feel free to double the marinade. The flavor is so great for such a short marination time. You can can do them up ahead of time and have the meat sit longer if you wish.

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  1. Slice steak into thin strips.
  2. In bowl, mix together 1 tablespoons olive oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, hot pepper flakes, black pepper & salt.
  3. Add beef strips and stir to coat, set aside.
  4. Wrap tortillas in foil and place in 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Cut onions in half lengthwise and slice into strips, cut your peppers into strips.
  6. In large non stick skillet over medium high heat, heat remaining tablespoons of olive oil.
  7. Add onions & peppers stirring for 3-4 minutes, until softened; transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  8. Add beef to skillet, cook, stirring for 3-4 minutes or until they lose their red color.
  9. Return onions and peppers to skillet; stir for about one minute.
  10. To serve, spoon a portion of the beef mixture down the centre of each tortilla, top with your desired toppings , fold bottom of tortilla up over filling, fold the sides in, overlapping.
Most Helpful

4 5

I made these for a girls night and they got rave reviews. I doubled the marinade for 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts and left them in my fridge overnight. I also grilled the chicken instead of cooking it in a pan. So good, did not even need the tortillas. Will definitely make again.

5 5

The family had that look like when you throw a handful of crumbs at a bunch of pigeons. They all swoop into a pile knocking each other over to get there first and fight for the best spot.

5 5

We are wanna-be-Mexicans when it comes to food. We pick our vacation spots based on proximity to large migrant farmer populations and their authentic restaurants. We absolutely love this marrinade. Tonight we grilled the chicken breast whole on the charcoal grill until nearly done but not over cooked, then threw it in with the onions and peppers in the cast iron skillet to finish off the last 5-10 degrees and it was FANTASTIC! Cast iron goes to the table to keep everything warm while you eat!!!