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Paleo Fajitas Recipe

Paleo Fajitas Recipe with Grilled Steak and Chimichurri Sauce


  • Author: My Natural Family
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Paleo

Description

These Paleo fajitas are easy and flavorful. I used to be so nervous about making fajitas, but now I make them all the time!


Ingredients

FOR THE BEEF:

  • 2 pounds Skirt (flank, or sirloin steak, sliced into thin strips, slice against the grain)
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 Limes (juiced)
  • 2 tsp Coarse Real Salt
  • 2 Cloves Garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Bell Peppers (seeds removed, sliced into strips)
  • 1 Large Sweet Onion (sliced into strips)

FOR THE CHIMICHURRI:

  • 1 cup Cilantro
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/4 Yellow Onion
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 2 teaspoons White Vinegar
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Real Salt

TO SERVE:

  • Paleo Tortillas (or corn or regular white tortillas. Can be grilled.)
  • Fresh Lime Wedges
  • Cilantro

Instructions

​FOR THE BEEF AND VEGGIES:

  1. Place the steak in a bowl, and the peppers and onions in another bowl (or Ziploc bag.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the cilantro, lime juice, salt, garlic, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, and oil.
  3. Pour most of the mixture over the steak, leaving about a tablespoon to be poured over the veggies. Toss the steak and vegetables in the oil(separately), cover, and let marinate in the fridge for at least one hour.
  4. Preheat the grill to medium/high. Lay the steak strips on the hot grill and cook until grill marks have appeared on both sides(flip halfway through cooking) and meat is cooked through.
  5. Place the veggies in a grill basket and cook, flipping as needed, until the veggies are soft and lightly caramelized.
  6. Serve with tortillas, toppings, and cilantro chimichurri.

FOR THE CHIMICHURRI:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and process until the onions and cilantro and finely chopped and sauce is only lightly chunky. Serve with fajitas.
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