Quick and easy skillet chicken fajitas cooked with peppers and onions and served in hot tortillas.
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Classic grilled steak fajitas in a richly flavored marinade, served with sizzled peppers and onions in soft flour tortillas.
An earthy and spicy mole crust give these skirt steak fajitas their distinct character.
Tasting sort of like mini-burritos with all the extraneous ingredients expelled, two of these make for a solid meal. Just remember that the skirt steak needs to be coddled, or it will pay back your carelessness by being tough and chewy. Basically, it needs to be treated like the steak it is.
If you're anything like me, chances are you've never stopped to think about the history of fajitas. This sizzling plate of meat and onions served with flour tortillas has always been a given, just like gravy-drenched enchiladas or the ubiquitous combo plates served in places specializing in Tex-Mex. But like any iconic food, there's a story behind that platter, and in this case a fascinating one that Robb Walsh has extensively researched for The Tex-Mex Grill and Backyard Barbacoa Cookbook.
Fajitas are quick, easy, and pack a combination of flavors that are insanely delicious. Trading the usual skirt steak in for chicken, this recipe still delivers on everything that makes fajitas an all-time Cinco de Mayo favorite.
Though four hours would be considered ideal, I managed to dunk this skirt steak for just 40 minutes in a marinade I found on Recipe Gullet, and it still came away with incredible flavor. The dueling citrus flavors of lime...
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