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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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