Steak Fajitas

Anton Visser

By
@grill_man

There are so many ways to enjoy steak, and this is one of those that allows you get your hands dirty while putting a smile on your face.

I like making these in the summer, when I can use the grill to cook the steak instead of a skillet.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 tsp
coarse salt, or more to taste
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1 Tbsp
canola oil
9 oz
new york strip, 1 inch thick
1 small
yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 small
yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced
2 tsp
cored, seeded, minced fresh jalapenos
1 tsp
minced garlic
2 Tbsp
freshly squeezed lime juice
3 Tbsp
coarsely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
4
warmed flour tortillas
1 small
ripe avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
sour cream
chopped tomato or jarred salsa
fresh cilantro sprigs

Step-By-Step

1Combine salt, pepper and cumin in a small bowl.
2Rub the steak with the seasoning on both sides.
3Heat the oil in a 10 inch heavy skillet (preferably cast iron) over medium-high heat until very hot but not smoking.
4Put the steak in the hot pan and sear for 3 minutes.
5Turn the steak and cook for another 2 minutes
(it will be very rare but will cook more later on).
6Take the skillet off the heat, transfer the steak to a cutting board, and cover loosely with foil.
7Return the skillet to medium heat. Add the pepper and onion slices and saute, stirring frequently, until soft, about 8 minutes.
8Add the jalapeno and garlic and cook until soft and fragrant, about 1 minute.
9Slide the skillet off the heat and stir in the lime juice, scraping up any browned bits from the pan.
10Cover to keep warm.
11Trim the fat from the side of the steak and cut the steak into thin (1/8 to ΒΌ inch) slices.
12Add the slices to the skillet along with any accumulated juices. Toss until well blended.
13Stir in the chopped cilantro and season with salt and pepper.
14Serve immediately with warm flour tortillas, sliced avocado, sour cream, chopped tomatoes and cilantro sprigs.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy