Mama's Fab-u-lous Fajitas

Mama's Fab-u-lous Fajitas

mrsderrer

"My fajitas are finally perfected, it doesn't get any better than this! Fo' sho'! Serve in tortillas with picante sauce or salsa, sour cream, cilantro, and maybe guacamole."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 112 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 112 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.3g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 20 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Whisk lime juice, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, olive oil, garlic, and cumin together in a large glass or ceramic bowl. Add skirt steak, onion, and red bell peppers; toss to evenly coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, and marinate in the refrigerator, 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  2. Remove steak, onion, and peppers from marinade and shake off excess. Discard remaining marinade.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in a large skillet over high heat until oil shimmers. Cook and stir steak in hot oil until browned on all sides and still pink in the center, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer meat to a plate, tent with aluminum foil, and let rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Heat remaining oil in the same skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion and peppers in hot oil until just tender but still crisp to the bite, 5 to 6 minutes. Return meat to skillet; cook and stir until heated through.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can use any color bell peppers in place of the red bell peppers, if desired.
  • You can use flank steak, carne asada, or chicken in place of the skirt steak, if desired.
  • Nutrition:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

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Perfect chicken fajitas! The lime juice was not too strong at all. We added some chopped pineapple at the end and had a fabulous meal.

I followed the recipe exactly as stated and it was perfect. I only marinated for 30 minutes and it was just enough. I did add a little bit of garlic salt after cooking bc the steak needed just a...

I tasted the marinade before I added the meat and veggies, and I knew this wouldn't fly with the family, or me. I added about 4 tsp. Worcestershire and some salt, but the lime flavor was still ...

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