Monday, March 28, 2011


This is my all-time favorite recipe for fajitas.  The marinade makes a really flavorful meat.  SO tasty!!
1/4 cup lime juice
1/3 cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Flank steak
Reserve for Later:
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon lime juice
1 dash salt
1 dash black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil 
1 large Spanish onion, sliced thin 
1/2 green pepper, sliced thin 
1/2 red pepper, sliced thin 
1/2 yellow pepper, sliced thin
Combine the lime juice, water, oil, garlic, soy sauce, salt, liquid smoke, peppers, and steak in a ziploc bag, cover, and refrigerate overnight.  Discard leftover marinade.  Grill meat over medium flame 4-5 minutes on each side. Cut meat into thin strips.  Set aside and keep warm.

Combine the 2 Tbls. water, soy sauce, lime juice, salt, pepper and olive oil.
set aside.  Cook onion and peppers in oil until crisp tender.  Remove from heat.  Pour reserved mixture over onions and peppers.  Combine meat, onions, and peppers.  Serve with warm tortilla, guacamole, sour cream. 

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