Steak and chicken fajitas with fresh salsa

Based on 5 ratings

Difficulty

Medium 👍
60
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
250
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
500 g flank steaks
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika powder
4 cloves garlic
2½ limes
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
4 tbsp olive oil
red bell pepper
green bell pepper
onion
½ red onion
tomatoes
jalapeños
10 g cilantro
1 tsp sunflower oil
salt
flaky sea salt
flour tortilla (for serving)
lime (for serving)
cilantro (for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • 5 bowls (small)
  • 2 baking dishes
  • 2 knives
  • 2 cutting boards
  • whisk
  • plastic wrap
  • citrus press
  • fine grater
  • frying pan
  • tongs

Nutrition per serving

Cal
567
Protein
61 g
Fat
29 g
Carb
14 g
  • Step 1/5

    To make the spice rub, add ground cumin and smoked paprika powder to a bowl. Season chicken with salt, place it in a dish, and rub it with half of the spice mixture. Repeat the process with the steak and the remaining spice rub.
    • 1 tbsp ground cumin
    • 1 tsp smoked paprika powder
    • 500 g chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
    • 500 g flank steaks
    • salt
    • bowl (small)
    • 2 baking dishes

    To make the spice rub, add ground cumin and smoked paprika powder to a bowl. Season chicken with salt, place it in a dish, and rub it with half of the spice mixture. Repeat the process with the steak and the remaining spice rub.

  • Step 2/5

    To make the marinade, finely mince garlic and add to a bowl. Zest and juice limes into the same bowl, then add Worcestershire sauce and olive oil. Season with salt and whisk it together. Set aside some of the marinade and divide remaining between the spiced meats. Cover dishes with plastic wrap, transfer to the fridge, and let marinate for at least 4 hrs.
    • 4 cloves garlic
    • limes
    • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 4 tbsp olive oil
    • salt
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • 2 bowls (small)
    • whisk
    • plastic wrap
    • citrus press
    • fine grater

    To make the marinade, finely mince garlic and add to a bowl. Zest and juice limes into the same bowl, then add Worcestershire sauce and olive oil. Season with salt and whisk it together. Set aside some of the marinade and divide remaining between the spiced meats. Cover dishes with plastic wrap, transfer to the fridge, and let marinate for at least 4 hrs.

  • Step 3/5

    Quarter bell peppers, remove seeds, slice into strips, and add to a bowl. Slice white onion and add to the same bowl. Add the reserved marinade, toss well, and set aside. To make the salsa, finely dice red onion. Chop tomatoes. Halve, deseed, and finely dice jalapeños. Mince cilantro. Add red onion, tomatoes, jalapeños, and cilantro to a bowl. Zest and juice half a lime into the bowl and season with flaky sea salt.
    • red bell pepper
    • green bell pepper
    • onion
    • ½ red onion
    • tomatoes
    • jalapeños
    • 10 g cilantro
    • ½ lime
    • flaky sea salt
    • 2 bowls (small)

    Quarter bell peppers, remove seeds, slice into strips, and add to a bowl. Slice white onion and add to the same bowl. Add the reserved marinade, toss well, and set aside. To make the salsa, finely dice red onion. Chop tomatoes. Halve, deseed, and finely dice jalapeños. Mince cilantro. Add red onion, tomatoes, jalapeños, and cilantro to a bowl. Zest and juice half a lime into the bowl and season with flaky sea salt.

  • Step 4/5

    Heat sunflower oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add steak and fry approx. 3 min. on either side, then remove from pan. Add the chicken and fry approx. 6 min., or until cooked through. Remove from pan and let meats rest approx. 10 min. After removing the meats, add the bell pepper mix to the frying pan. Fry for approx. 5 min. over medium-high heat or until charred but still a bit crisp.
    • 1 tsp sunflower oil
    • frying pan
    • tongs

    Heat sunflower oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add steak and fry approx. 3 min. on either side, then remove from pan. Add the chicken and fry approx. 6 min., or until cooked through. Remove from pan and let meats rest approx. 10 min. After removing the meats, add the bell pepper mix to the frying pan. Fry for approx. 5 min. over medium-high heat or until charred but still a bit crisp.

  • Step 5/5

    Slice chicken and steak. To serve fajitas, set out sliced meats with peppers, flour tortillas, fresh salsa, plenty of extra limes, and cilantro. Enjoy!
    • flour tortilla (for serving)
    • lime (for serving)
    • cilantro (for serving)
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Slice chicken and steak. To serve fajitas, set out sliced meats with peppers, flour tortillas, fresh salsa, plenty of extra limes, and cilantro. Enjoy!