Steak Fajitas

Steak Fajitas

Ingredients (Serves 4)

1. Steak (I used sirloin) – Around 450 gm, cut into half and thinly sliced across the grain(To make it easier to slice, keep the steak frozen for 1 hr or until slightly firm. )

2. Garlic and onion powder – 1/4 tsp each

Chipotle chilly powder / paprika – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

Lemon juice – 1 tsp

Salt – To taste

Olive oil / vegetable oil  – 2 tsp

Combine the steak pieces with all the ingredients numbered 2. Set aside for 30 minutes.

Other ingredients

3. Green bell pepper – 1/2 large, sliced

Red bell pepper – 1/2 large, sliced

Onion – 1/2 medium, sliced

4. Salt – To taste

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

5. Vegetable oil – 1 – 1.5 tbsp

To serve

6. Tortilla – 5-8

7. Guacamole – 1/2 cup

8. Pico de gallo – 1/2 cup

9. Sour cream – 1/2 cup

10. Mexican shredded cheese – 1/4 – 1/2 cup (optional)

Method

1. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a wide cast iron skillet / non-stick pan over medium-high heat (do it in 2 batches if you are using medium – sized skillet). Add the sliced bell peppers, onion, season with salt and pepper powder and stir-fry for 4 – 5 minutes until they are browned along the edges. They should be 3/4th cooked but still crunchy. Transfer to a plate.

2. Add t 1 more tbsp oil to the skillet. Add sliced beef and stirfry over high heat for 2 – 3 minutes until done (do not overcook). Add the cooked bell peppers and onion. Stir-fry everything for a minute. Arrange the beef fajitas immediately on warm tortillas and add all the toppings.  Enjoy!

Steak Fajitas
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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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