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Jul 27, 2010 06:56 PM

Fajita Recipe

Doest anyone have a good recipe for beef fajitas? Ive tried 6 ways to sunday and cant seen to get them to taste good. Im looking for something that will taste like the fajitas at a maude's or a flores or one of the other good mexican places in town

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  1. This probably sounds pretty blah, but the HEB brand pre-marinated fajita meats taste pretty dang good. Of course, we grill them while we're at anchor on the sailboat on Lake Travis so maybe the atmosphere takes over. Still, worth a try

    1. I'd love an answer to this, too. As far as I can figure, it's onion, garlic, peppercorns and lime in the marinade then grilling on charcoal. I've been unable to make this work, though.

      1. I have two

        One is a Cuban mojo and the other is the same sans orange:

        1 Orange
        2 Limes
        6 Cloves of Garlic
        1 Jalapeno
        White Onion
        1tbl Paprika
        1tsp Cumin
        White Vinegar
        1/2c Olive Oil
        Dice up the first six ingredients (including the rind from the orange and limes) and toss them in a food processor. Add the paprika, cumin, and a splash of white vinegar. Blend and scrape. While the blade is running, pour in 1/2c of olive oil.

        Soak a skirt or flank steak for six hours, scrape everything off, and grill.

        1. I just marinate mine in fajita seasoning and zesty Italian dressing. Amazing end result.

          1. Mine's worcestershire, chopped roasted green chile, diced jalapeno, onion, garlic, pineapple juice, orange juice, lots of pepper, salt, cilantro, and fruity beer. (overnight, pat dry and resalt and pepper before grilling)

            I also take all the solids from the marinade and wrap them in aluminum and put them on the grill too.