Thursday, August 12, 2004

Steak Fajitas 

This is an easy recipe for fajitas. While I give ingredients, they can be skipped, added to, or substituted according to tast.

I use a big piece of flank steak or other similar "marinating" steak. I marinate in lemon or lime juice, chopped garlic, tequila, wor-shire-chester sauce (yeah, YOU spell it!), salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, cumin, and a little oil. Dump it all in a zip lock and let it sit for at least 30 minutes, as long as overnight.

Chop up onions and peppers. Toss them with salt, pepper, and your favorite light oil, and spread them on the hot grill (I have a cast iron grill pan which I LOVE! No, you can't have it. No. $25 at Target. Get your own.) Grill until veggies start to brown and soften.

Grill the meat, according to taste. If you like your steak over medium rare...what the hell is wrong with you? This was a pretty thin piece of meat, I grill it for about 3 minutes per side.

Have some patience! Wrap the steak in foil and let it rest for a few minutes to allow the juice to redistribute.

Slice against the grain. Note: if you ask your boyfriend to take a picture of you slicing meat, he will undoubtably attempt to include your boobs in the shot. Fact of life.

Serve with sour cream, shredded cheese, salsa, Crystal hot sauce (the best), avocadoes, etc.

mmmmmmmm...good fajitas. Gets boyfriend's approval. Success!