Sizzling Steak Fajitas

Sizzling Steak Fajitas

A soccer night favourite, Sizzling Steak Fajitas can be prepared well ahead of time.

You’ll Need

  • 1½ – 2 lb sirloin or striploin steak
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 tsp cumin or chili powder
  • ½ large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 pkg. whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 avocado, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • Sour cream and salsa
  • 3 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ½ cup Cheddar cheese, shredded

Prep and Cook

  • 1
    Marinate beef in large resealable bag with garlic, lime juice, 2 Tbsp grapeseed oil and chili powder for at least two hours. (If it's soccer night, 10 minutes is fine too.)
  • 2
    Preheat barbeque or heavy grill pan to medium-high heat (or until smoking).
  • 3
    Remove beef from marinade and cook each side for approximately 4 minutes, or until beef is cooked medium rare.
  • 4
    While beef is cooking, add 1 Tbsp grapeseed oil to large non-stick skillet and quickly stir-fry red onion, red and yellow peppers.
  • 5
    Transfer steak to a cutting board and let it sit for a few minutes.
  • 6
    Wrap tortillas in tinfoil and warm them in a preheated oven or on the BBQ for 1-2 minutes.
  • 7
    Slice beef into thin strips.
  • 8
    Divide beef, onions and grilled peppers among the tortillas.
  • 9
    Serve fajitas with sides of chopped avocado, sour cream, salsa, cilantro and cheddar cheese.
  • 10
    Once filled, roll up the tortilla and serve with a green salad and/or steamed veggies.

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