Skirt steak fajitas with chimichurri sauce

Skirt steak fajitas with chimichurri sauce

Based on 12 ratings

Difficulty

Easy πŸ‘Œ
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
900 g skirt steak
3 tbsp olive oil
320 g soft flour tortillas (6 inch)
tomato (sliced)
small bermuda onion (sliced)
20 g watercress (washed, dried and coarsely chopped)
125 ml olive oil
3 tbsp white vinegar
jalapeno peppers
20 g flat leaf parsley
3 tbsp cilantro
1 clove garlic
bay leaf
sea salt
black pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • food processor
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • grill or cast-iron skillet
  • barbecue tongs

Nutrition per serving

Cal
775
Protein
33g
Fat
50g
Carb
45g

Step 1/5

Seed and dice jalapeno peppers. Mince garlic. Chop herbs roughly. Combine olive oil, vinegar, parsley, cilantro, bay leaf, jalapeno peppers, salt, and pepper in the bowl of a food processor, process for one minute. Set aside.
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 20 flat leaf parsley
  • 3 tbsp cilantro
  • 125 ml olive oil
  • 3 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt
  • pepper
  • food processor
  • cutting board
  • knife

Seed and dice jalapeno peppers. Mince garlic. Chop herbs roughly. Combine olive oil, vinegar, parsley, cilantro, bay leaf, jalapeno peppers, salt, and pepper in the bowl of a food processor, process for one minute. Set aside.

Step 2/5

Preheat grill for approx. 15 – 20 min. or cast-iron skillet over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. Add some olive oil. Season the skirt steak with kosher salt and pepper and sear the first side for approx. 2 - 3 min. before flipping to cook the second side. Cook to the desired degree of doneness. Remove and allow to rest.
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 900 skirt steak
  • salt
  • pepper
  • grill or cast-iron skillet
  • barbecue tongs

Preheat grill for approx. 15 – 20 min. or cast-iron skillet over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. Add some olive oil. Season the skirt steak with kosher salt and pepper and sear the first side for approx. 2 - 3 min. before flipping to cook the second side. Cook to the desired degree of doneness. Remove and allow to rest.

Step 3/5

Warm tortillas in an oven, skillet, or on the grill before serving.
  • 320 soft flour tortilla
  • grill or cast-iron skillet

Warm tortillas in an oven, skillet, or on the grill before serving.

Step 4/5

Serve by slicing the steaks into thin slices, always cutting the steaks against the grain of the meat for maximum tenderness.
  • cutting board
  • knife

Serve by slicing the steaks into thin slices, always cutting the steaks against the grain of the meat for maximum tenderness.

Step 5/5

Place sliced skirt steak on a tortilla. Add sliced tomato, sliced onion, and watercress. Then, drizzle with chimichurri. Fold and serve with more chimichurri.
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 bermuda onion
  • 20 watercress

Place sliced skirt steak on a tortilla. Add sliced tomato, sliced onion, and watercress. Then, drizzle with chimichurri. Fold and serve with more chimichurri.