Marinated Skirt Steak Fajitas

Katie Smith



★★★★★ 4 votes

30 Min
10 Min


  • ·
    juice of 1 lime
  • 2
    garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2
    jalapeno pepper, seeded
  • 1/4 c
    cilantro leaves
  • 1 lb
    trimmed skirt steak
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 12
    7 inch flour tortillas, warmed
  • ·
  • ·
    sour cream
  • ·
    red onion, sliced
  • ·
    lime wedges
  • 1
    red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1
    green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1
    yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 - 1/2 c

How to Make Marinated Skirt Steak Fajitas


  1. In a food processor or blender combine the lime juice, oil, garlic, cumin, jalapeno and cilantro leaves and process until pureed.
  2. Alternatively, combine the lime juice and oil in a bowl.
  3. Finely chop together the garlic, cumin, jalapeno and cilantro and whisk into the juice and oil mixture.
  4. Pour the mixture over the steak and allow to marinate for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat charcoal grill or stovetop grill pan. Season the steak with salt and pepper.
  6. Saute or grill bell peppers til softened and flavor develops.
  7. Grill the steak for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until cooked to desired degree of doneness.
  8. Transfer the steak to a cutting surface and allow to stand for 5 to 8 minutes.
  9. Cut steak across the grain into thin slices or chop into 1/2-inch pieces.
  10. Serve immediately with warm tortillas and accompaniments.

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About Marinated Skirt Steak Fajitas

Course/Dish: Beef Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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