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Prize Winning Fajitas!

Fajitas like you find in Texas, made in your own kitchen!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: southwestern
Keyword: Authentic Southwestern Fajitas, Prize Winning Fajitas
Author: Debbie


  • 2 pounds skirt or flank steak marinated in above recipe
  • 1 medium onion halved and sliced lengthwise
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper sliced
  • 8 8-inch
  • flour tortillas
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Sour cream for topping
  • Herdez® Salsa Verde for topping
  • Guacamole for topping
  • Pico de gallo for topping
  • Cheddar cheese shredded, for topping
  • Additional Limes for finish


  • Wrap tortillas loosely in foil
  • Toss sliced onion and bellpeppers with olive oil and juice of 1 lime.
  • Preheat a ridged cast iron grill pan on high heat.
  • Remove steak from marinade
  • Discard marinade
  • Lightly oil grill pan (do not use spray)
  • Grill the steak over medium-high heat
  • Cook for 4 minutes on each side
  • Transfer to a cutting board and let rest
  • Place wrapped tortillas in 350 degree oven
  • Add onions and bell peppers to grill pan
  • Cook until tender crisp (7-8 minutes)
  • Remove tortillas from oven and place in tortilla warmer.
  • Thinly slice steak against grain
  • Assemble with Sour Cream, Salsa Verde, Pico degallo, Guacamole and Cheese
  • Lightly spritz with lime juice


Cook's note:
I ONLY make my tortillas from scratch now (thanks Lori) Here's a great video  and recipe on how to make em! EZPZ too!   And Casera and Salsa Verde are from Herdez® the ONLY brand I'll ever use.. These little tweaks make these fajitas  extra delicious!

Quick notes

If you want your fajitas to sizzle to the table. Heat lightly oiled flat skillets in 400 degree oven, for about 4 minutes. You can do this as you assemble the condiments to bring to the table. When you are ready to serve, remove the cast iron servers from the oven and quickly arrange the meat and peppers and onions on it. It will immediately start to sizzle from their fat and moisture. Top with a spritz of lime juice and you'll have those 'restaurant' sizzling fajitas at your own table.
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