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Steak Fajitas Recipe

These Steak Fajitas consist of grilled steak meeting a fiesta of spices, creating a mouthwatering array of flavors that will have you hooked. The best part? It’s not just delicious; it’s easy, sweet, and absolutely perfect for any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Steak Fajitas Recipe

  • Easy Prep, Tons of Flavor: With a quick mix of zesty orange and lime juices, smoky paprika, and other spices, you’ll have a marinade that takes this dish to the next level.
  • Grilled Goodness: Whether you fire up the grill or use the stovetop, you’re in for a treat. The steak gets that perfect sear, locking in juices and flavors.
  • Marinating Magic: Let the flank steak marinate for two hours, allowing all those vibrant flavors to soak in. Don’t have two hours? No worries, you can even marinate it overnight for an extra flavor punch.
  • Versatility at Its Best: You’re not limited to flank steak – try skirt steak, sirloin, or ribeye. Adjust the cooking times to your liking and turn this recipe into your own masterpiece.
  • Fiesta of Toppings: Dress it up with your favorite toppings like guacamole, salsa, or sour cream. Make it a DIY fajita bar for your friends and family!

Ingredients Needed To Make This Steak Fajitas Recipe

  • Orange juice
  • Lime juice
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Ground coriander
  • Smoked paprika
  • Cumin
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Oregano
  • Flank steak

How To Make This Steak Fajitas Recipe

1. Marinate Steak:

  • In a bowl, mix orange juice, lime juice, spices, and olive oil.
  • Add flank steak and let it marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight for an extra flavor kick.

2. Cook Steak:

  • On the grill: Preheat to 450-500 degrees. Grill each side for 3-5 minutes.
  • On the stove: Heat a pan, cook each side for 3-5 minutes.
  • Cook to your liking; medium/rare at 135 degrees internal temperature.

3. Serve:

  • Slice the steak and serve with sautéed peppers and onions. The perfect fajita delight is ready to be devoured!

Variations & Substitutions

  • Smoky Kick: Add a dash of adobo sauce or chipotle peppers for that extra smoky flavor.
  • Topping Extravaganza: Elevate your fajitas with a variety of toppings like guacamole, salsa, or sour cream.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I use a different cut of meat for fajitas?

Yes, feel free to use skirt steak, sirloin, or ribeye. Just adjust the cooking times based on thickness.

Can I marinate the steak overnight?

Absolutely! While 2 hours is great, marinating overnight will intensify the flavors, making it even more delicious.

What’s the best way to cook the steak for fajitas?

Grilling or stovetop, it’s your call! Just make sure your grill or pan is hot for that perfect sear.

How do I store and reheat these fajitas?

To store, place leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge. For reheating, a quick spin in the microwave or a warm pan on the stove works wonders.

Steak Fajitas Recipe

You will fall in love with these steak fajitas! It’s a flavor packed meal where grilled steak meets all the spiced to create the tastiest dish!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Steak Fajitas Recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Marinating Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 411kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Grill or stove
  • Tongs
  • Cutting board
  • Knife

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1-2 lbs flank steak

Instructions

  • Marinate Steak: In a bowl, combine seasonings, orange juice, lime juice, and olive oil. Mix well and add the flank steak. Let it marinate for 2 hours.
  • Cook Steak: On the grill: Preheat the grill to 450-500 degrees. Cook each side of the steak for 3-5 minutes, depending on thickness. On the stove: Heat a pan over medium-high heat, cook each side of the steak for 3-5 minutes. Cook to your liking; for medium/rare, pull at 135 degrees internal temperature, then let it sit for 10 minutes.
  • Serve: Slice the steak and serve with sautéed peppers and onions.

Notes

Variations:
  • Add a touch of adobo sauce or chipotle peppers for a smoky kick.
  • Serve with a variety of toppings such as guacamole, salsa, or sour cream.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1225mg | Potassium: 467mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 296IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg
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