Steak Fajita Recipe

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Greg Published: December 18, 2020 Modified: June 4, 2021
Steak Fajita Recipe

How To Make Steak Fajita

Skirt steaks are marinated in homemade fajita seasoning, seared, and then sauteed with bell peppers and onions to make this super easy steak fajita.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¼cupvegetable oil,divided
  • 2tspchili powder
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • 1tsppaprika
  • ¼tspCayenne pepper
  • 1tspcumin,ground
  • 2lbsskirt steak
  • 1red onion,cut into thin strips
  • 1red bell pepper,cut into thin strips
  • 1green bell pepper,cut into thin strips
  • 1yellow bell pepper,cut into thin strips
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 1lime,cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. Add the chili powder, kosher salt, paprika, cayenne pepper and the cumin to a small bowl and mix before rubbing on the steak and letting marinade for 30 minutes (optional).

  2. Add half the canola oil to a large cast-iron skillet on medium-high heat and add the skirt steak to the pan, cooking for 3 to 4 minutes on each side before removing from the pan.

  3. Add the rest of the canola oil and the onions, bell peppers and garlic to the pan and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.

  4. Slice the steak against the grain thinly, add it back into the pan and squeeze half the lime wedges over the pan before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 414.08kcal
  • Fat: 29.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.30g
  • Trans Fat: 1.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.36g
  • Fiber: 2.22g
  • Sugar: 2.50g
  • Protein: 31.62g
  • Cholesterol: 98.28mg
  • Sodium: 441.74mg
  • Calcium: 33.51mg
  • Potassium: 605.47mg
  • Iron: 3.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 68.57µg
  • Vitamin C: 102.99mg
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