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Easy Steak Fajitas Recipe

Steak fajitas

Published: January 12, 2018 at 2:28 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Check out our lower calorie steak fajitas. These fajitas are super easy to make and take no time at all. Serve in the middle of the table and dig in

  • Low calorie
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal537
fat13.3g
saturates3.5g
carbs61.2g
sugars28.9g
fibre11.3g
protein37.5g
salt1.9g
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Enjoy these steak fajitas with homemade tomato salsa and guacamole, then check out our chicken fajitas, veggie fajitas and halloumi fajitas.

Also discover more Mexican recipes such as our steak tacos, beef tacos and steak burritos.

Ingredients

  • 1 (about 200g) sirloin steak, fat trimmed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • a large pinch smoked paprika
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 small red pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1 small yellow pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1 onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 10 baby plum tomatoes, halved
  • ½ a small bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • 4 small corn tortillas, warmed

CORIANDER YOGURT SAUCE

  • 100ml low-fat natural yogurt
  • ½ clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • ½ a small bunch coriander, roughly chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the steak in a plastic food bag then bash a few times with a rolling pin to flatten it a little. Open the bag and sprinkle over the cumin, paprika and lime juice, and season well. Smoosh everything together and leave to marinate while you make the other fillings.

  • STEP 2

    Whizz together the yogurt, garlic, chilli and coriander in a small blender until just smooth.

  • STEP 3

    Put the peppers, onion and olive oil in a bowl, and toss with seasoning. Heat a non-stick frying pan until hot then tip in the pepper mix and fry until softened and golden at the edges.

  • STEP 4

    Heat a griddle to really hot then sear the steak for 2 minutes on each side. Put on a plate to rest for 5 minutes, then slice.

  • STEP 5

    Add the tomatoes to the pepper pan and give it another blast of heat until the tomatoes soften. Toss in the steak and coriander. Serve in the tortillas with a spoonful of the sauce.

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