Fajitas from Closet Cooking

Grilled, marinated steak served in warm tortillas with your favourite toppings like salsa, guacamole, cheese and sour cream. Dinner is always fun when fajitas are served in 'assemble yourself' style at the table.

Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, tasted and ground
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound steak of any cut (skirt steak is more traditional)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • tortillas
  • salsa, optional
  • guacamole, optional
  • cheese, optional
  • sour cream, optional
  1. Marinate the steak in the oil, lime juice, jalapeno, garlic, cumin, oregano, cilantro, salt and pepper in the fridge for 30 minutes to a few hours.
  2. Grill the steak over medium-high heat, about 2-3 minutes per side for medium-rare, remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing it. (Reserve the marinade.)
  3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan.
  4. Saute the onions until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Add the peppers and the remaining marinade and saute until the peppers are tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  6. Assemble fajitas and enjoy.