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grilled steak fajitas

Steak Fajitas Recipe

A homemade fajita marinade makes these steak fajitas extra tender and delicious.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6


  • 2 pounds skirt flank, or sirloin steak, sliced into 1/2 inch strips
  • 1 red pepper sliced into thin strips
  • 1 green pepper sliced into thin strips
  • 1 medium red onion sliced into thin strips
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • small fajita tortillas
  • Toppings of your choice sour cream, guacamole, salsa, cilantro


  • In a medium bowl, add olive oil, garlic, lime juice, chili powder, ground cumin, salt, black and cayenne pepper and whisk together until well incorporated.
  • Place the steak into a sealable bag and pour 1/3 of the marinade in with the steak.
  • In another sealable bag, add the peppers and onions and pour 1/3 of the marinade into the vegetable bag.
  • Place both bags in the refrigerator for at least one hour.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Pour the vegetables into the skillet and cook until slightly tender, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Transfer vegetables to a plate and add steak strips to the same skillet.
  • Cook the steak until almost done and then add vegetables back to the skillet. Pour the remaining marinade in the skillet and heat through.
  • Serve with warm tortillas and garnishes of your choice.


Recipe provided by Make Your Meals
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