Step by Step Procedures to Make Famous Mexican-American Dish Fajita

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The term fajita (pronounced as fa hee ta) first came from Spanish word [fa xita] which found in tex-max (a blend of American and Mexican cuisine). Frequently refer to the grilled chicken served with the taco (a traditional Mexican dish) on a flour or corn/maize tortilla (a thin bread made of corn).

The term initially introduces as the slash of beef managed in the dish which is recipe familiar as skirt stick. Presently meat also include pork, chicken, shrimp, lamb as well as the vegetable, alternative to meat.

Evolution in fajita

Animal science professor, Homero Recio from A & M University Texas. Well, in 1984 was queried about the origins of fajita. The popular dish (Tex-Mex), made by grilled skirt and marinated, which had amazingly a short history as per his knowledge.

In fact, the term fajita as an indication to a specific food didn’t have any history until 1975. Unbelievably, within a decade, it has become one of the largest food crazes in the USA.

Making Ingredients ready

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Ingredients required:

  • 1/2 Tbsp. (tablespoon) olive oil
  • 2 lime juice
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. (teaspoon) red pepper flakes 
  • 2/3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 red onion (medium chopped)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh cumin
  • 1 kg Skirt steak (2/3 pieces)
  • 2 red/green bell peppers (sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (pilled, minced)
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • Tortillas
  • 3 small onions (wedged)
  • lime wedges
  • Chunky guacamole
  • Salsa Fresca


  •  Grind first 8 items until getting creamy.
  •  Put marinade into a medium size plastic bag, removing as much air as possible. Refrigerate for 12hrs.  (Minimum), up to 24hrs.
  •  Detach steak from marinade and cook one side until the internal temperature gets up to 125F/51C  overturn and cook until internal

Cooking Marinade

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  •  Heat riches 145F/63C. The taste would be fabulous if you use coal or wood as your source to cook. 
  •  Remove from the temperature and cover for around 3 minutes to get rest. If you are planning to prepare later put it into an oven at a very low temperature.
  •  Meanwhile, take a 9/10inch (23/25cm) cast iron pan (skillet) into coals or stove.
  •  After the pan has heated keep oil and toss vegetables. Let it cook for around 3 minutes. It needs to be cooked to quite soft conditions but the temperature must be high.

Coocking Vegetables

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  •  If you wish to steam you can put a little water and cover it for a while.
  •  Remove and get rest.
  •  Take slices of steak as thinly as it can be.
  •  The onion and bell pepper are often combined with the sliced meat and allowed to marinate together.
  •  The tortillas and other ingredients served with distinct dishes.
  •  It is needless to cook to make more assembly.

The dish is ready to serve

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