Recipe by CookingQueen
"This yummy steak filling is sure to tingle your taste buds. It's easy to make ahead and when ready, it cooks quickly for a filling meal. Optional: serve with shredded lettuce or any condiments of your choice."
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chopped fresh cilantro
finely chopped onion
garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground black pepper
2 (8 ounce)
boneless New York strip steaks, cut into thin strips
8 (6 inch)
white corn tortillas, or more as needed
1 (8 ounce) jar
1 (8 ounce) package
shredded Mexican cheese blend
One glance at the simplicity of these ingredients and I knew it was going to be a winner. We used flank steak which I marinated for, oh, a good 5 or 6 hours. Gave it a quick sear, a nice rest, and then sliced on the bias. We served with avocado, grilled onions, and Pico de Gallo with refried beans and Mexican Rice on the side. Simple, filling and absolutely delicious! Thank you so much for recipe. UPDATE: I just had to pop in to reiterate how much we love this marinade! We make it at least once every couple of weeks. Thanks again!
I made this exactly how the recipe stated, I was a little concerned that the meat would be too tough, but it was good tenderness, I just bought pre packaged fajita meat. Pretty good flavor, not sure if I would make this again. I didn't want it for leftovers the next day, but it was alright. I was really trying to copy Chili's restaurant's fajitas, it was pretty close, but I feel like it needed some different flavors.
Easy and very very good!! Will make this again and again!!
This recipe has an excellent marinade for the beef. It turned out full of flavor. The only thing I added were big onion slices and red pepper when I was cooking the meat. Omitted the salsa and cheese because the meat and veggies had so much flavor I didn't think this fajitas needed anything else.
Good basic lime fajita marinade. If you don't a like lime, garlic, and cilantro combination then you shouldn't make it.
Instead go spend a buck on a fajita marinade packet at the grocery store that will taste like taco seasoning!
The only reason I took a star away from the recipe is that if your going to use a good cut of beef such as New York Steak, marinate the steak before slicing, grill the steak to your personal preference, and then slice thinly on the bias and against the grain.
Very good, easy and fast. I like the spice combo.
Family loved it!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 381
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