Beef Essentials: The Ultimate Fajita Marinade

Andy Anderson !


This is not a recipe on making fajitas; it is one for creating that perfect marinade to the meat. Lots of excellent flavor that compliments the beef, and will make your next fajita party a total hit.

Very simple ingredients that are designed to bring out the best in your fajita meat.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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6 Hr
15 Min
Stove Top



  • 1 c
    pineapple juice
  • 1/2 c
    tamari sauce, or liquid aminos
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 Tbsp
    grapeseed oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 - 2 pinch
    cayenne pepper

How to Make Beef Essentials: The Ultimate Fajita Marinade


  2. My favorite steak for fajitas is the flat-iron. A good steak with good flavor.
  3. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  4. Whisk all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
  5. Add the steaks, and marinade to a Ziploc bag, and refrigerate for six hours.
  6. Remove the steaks, discard the marinade, and cook them up on a hot griddle, or cast-iron pan.
  8. Cut the beef against the grain, and serve with roasted veggies tortillas, cheese, sour cream, and anything else you can think of. Enjoy.
  9. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Beef Essentials: The Ultimate Fajita Marinade

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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