Mexican Fajitas

Mexican Fajitas

Mexican cowboys in Texas made the first Fajitas from skirt steak, probably without any seasoning other than the smoke from the grill. A German chef in Texas brought sirloin beef Fajitas on his menu where it became widely popular. Today, most Fajitas seasonings include artificial flavors. Dig into the deep flavor of Fajitas made with our pure and fresh spices.
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 lb flank skirt, or sirloin steak cut into 0.25-inch strips
  • 2 green bell peppers: halved & sliced
  • 2 red bell peppers halved & sliced
  • 2 large onions halved & sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2-3 limes or lemons
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper

Suggested Side

  • 12 tortillas

Culinary Spice Kit (see notes for a homemade spice blend)

  • Pouch [1] Smoked paprika, cumin, white pepper, oregano
  • Pouch [2] Jalapeño pepper

Instructions
 

Marinade

  • In a BOWL, mix meat, garlic, Fajitas [1] spices, 1 tbsp lime juice, Fajitas [2] spices to taste, and 1 tbsp oil.
  • Cover and let marinate for 2-24 hours in the fridge.

Fry

  • In a PAN, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium-high heat.
  • Fry bell peppers and onions for a few minutes until they turn slightly brown, but are not soft.
  • Transfer them to a BOWL and set aside.

Fry Meat

  • In the same PAN, fry the meat strips for a few minutes until they turn brown on all sides. Check for your desired doneness.

Serve

  • Serve meat in tortillas, topped with bell peppers and onions, and with some lime wedges to squeeze over the Fajitas.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

▪ Substitute beef with chicken breast, shrimps, or boneless pork cutlets or tenderloin.
▪ Substitute meat with zucchini or eggplant.
▪ Substitute the SpiceBreeze spice pouch [1] with the following spice blend: 1.5 tsp smoked paprika, and each 1 tsp cumin, white pepper, and oregano.
Tip: Quickly reheat the tortillas in a PAN without oil.