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easy recipe steak fajitas

Grilled Steak Fajitas

Tender juicy steak loaded with flavor, topped with crisp peppers and onions and all the fajita fixin's. These grilled flank steak fajitas will feed a crowd.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
marinate 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 people
Calories 448kcal


  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • juice from 2 limes
  • juice from 2 lemons
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chile powder
  • 2 lbs flank steak

Serving options:

  • warmed tortillas
  • sautéed bell peppers & onions
  • guacamole
  • salsa or pico de gallo
  • lime wedges
  • tortilla chips


  • Combine soy sauce, lime juice, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, sugar, cumin and chile powder in a small bowl, mix well.
  • Place steak in a shallow pan or zip lock bag, and pour marinade over top. Marinate at least 30 minutes, but 1 day is ideal.
  • Preheat grill to 400-500 degrees. Place steak on the grill, and close the lid. Cook for 6-10 minutes, then turn and cook for 6-10 minutes more. 
  • Remove from the grill, and let rest 10 minutes before slicing against the grain. 
  • Serve on tortillas with sautéed peppers and onions, guacamole, pico de gallo, fresh lime wedges and cilantro.


Freezer instructions:
Place steak in a ziplock bag. Combine marinade ingredients and pour over top of steak. Seal the bag and push the marinade around so it covers the steak well. Lay flat in the freezer. Before using, thaw in the fridge.
Guacamole Recipe
Salsa Recipe


Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 834mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1266IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 4mg