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Steak Fajitas

Make your own Steak Fajitas at home with leftover strip loin steak
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef fajitas, fajita seasoning, steak fajitas

Ingredients

  • 1 lb strip loin steak, cooked to rare if using raw steak, add steak at beginning to vegetable mixture
  • ½ sweet red pepper
  • ½ sweet orange or yellow pepper or any 2 colour combination
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil avoid olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp fajita seasoning
  • 6 large tortillas 8 inches diameter

Fajita Seasoning

  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper or ½ tsp regular pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika or regular but smoked is better
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper

Toppings

  • shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
  • salsa
  • fresh chopped tomatoes
  • fresh cilantro
  • sliced jalapeno pepper
  • sliced avocado
  • lime wedges

Instructions

  • Combine all seasoning ingredients.
  • Slice peppers and onions into thin strips.
  • Remove fat and grizzle from steak and slice across the grain into thin strips.
  • Heat large skillet to medium-high heat. Add vegetable oil and heat well. Add peppers and onions and allow to char slightly before stirring around.
  • Move vegetable mixture to the side of the pan and add meat. Spread out as best as possible and allow to cook slightly.
  • Sprinkle 1 Tbsp of seasoning mixture over top. Reserve remaining seasoning for future use. Stir fry meat and vegetable mixture until heated through and seasoning well blended.
  • Heat tortillas if desired for easier rolling.
  • Add 1/6 of meat mixture to each tortilla in a line across the middle. Do not over fill. Top with desired toppings. Fold side in slightly at the end of the line to form the bottom, then roll into a tube leaving the top end open.