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Steak Fajitas

Anyone can cook an expensive cut of meat to impress their guests but I find my festive skirt steak fajitas are always a crowd pleaser. At a fraction of the cost, this cheaper cut means the party just got bigger.

Ingredients

Method

  • 1.

    In a small bowl whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, soy sauce, cumin, brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, garlic and chilli.

  • 2.

    Transfer 1/4 cup of marinade to a small bowl, add fresh coriander, cover and set aside.

  • 3.

    Add the remaining marinade to a large ziplock bag with steaks, seal and marinate for 45 minutes.

  • 4.

    Heat the grill, turning all burners up to high 15 minutes prior to cooking.

  • 5.

    Remove steaks from the ziplock bag and discard marinade, season with salt and pepper and grill 4 to 6 minutes a side over high heat.

  • 6.

    Brush sliced onions and capsicums with olive oil, grill, turning occasionally until slightly charred and beginning to soften, about 10 minutes.

  • 7.

    Transfer cooked vegetables and steaks to a large platter, pour over reserved coriander marinade, cover with foil and rest for 5 to 10 minutes.

  • 8.

    Meanwhile toast the tortillas on the grill, about 10 seconds a side, place in a tea towel or wrap in foil to keep warm.

  • 9.

    Cut capsicum and onion into finger length strips and carve steak across the grain into thin slices.

  • 10.

    To serve, pile steak and vegetables into a warm tortilla topped with fresh tomato salsa and grated cheese.

Notes

Covering the steaks with a large disposable foil container can really help trap the heat on the barbeque especially on a windy day.

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Andrew Graham

Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and MALBEC are the best wines to pair with Steak Fajitas.

 
 

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