These flavorful BEEF FAJITAS are tender beef marinated in a delicious sauce, and cooked with peppers and onions for a fantastic and delicious meal!
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5 from 2 votes

Beef Fajitas

Delicious beef fajitas
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 401kcal
Author Rachael Yerkes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs skirt steak or eye of round
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper
  • 1/2 large yellow bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • Flour tortillas

Garnish

  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole or avocados
  • Pico de gallo
  • Shredded cheese

Marinade

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 Tbs Olive oil
  • 1 Tbs Minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup Soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs Brown sugar
  • 2 tsps Cumin
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Liquid smoke
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • Trim the fat off the skirt steak if there is any
  • Chill the meat.
  • Pound out the flank steak with a meat tenderizer
  • Squeeze lime juice over the flank steak
  • Prepare the marinade by whisking all the ingredients together
  • Put skirt steak in marinade for 2 to 24 hours, and refrigerate
  • Slice up peppers and onions into thin pieces
  • Turn the stove on to medium-high, and place a cast iron skillet on top
  • Once it is hot, pull skirt steak out of the marinade, and put in skillet. Cook for one minute, then flip it over, and cook for an additional minute.
  • Transfer meat to a plate
  • Put olive oil into the skillet and add onions and peppers then cook for 10 minutes.
  • Pour accumulated juices from the meat plate over the veggies and toss to coat
  • Slice meat against the grain, then place it back into the skillet, and toss to combine.
  • Serve with fresh flour tortillas, sour cream, guacamole, pico, and cheese!

Nutrition

Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 1752mg | Potassium: 762mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 880IU | Vitamin C: 77.4mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 4.8mg