In The Kitchen With Escoffier Online – How To Make Sizzling Steak Fajitas

In the kitchen with Escoffier Online connects you with real chefs answering the world’s cooking questions one video at a time. In this video series, Chef Michael Zema gives an online cooking lesson on how to make sizzling steak fajitas.

Steak Fajitas Recipe
Yield: 4 servings

1 pound skirt steak, flank steak, carne asada
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 ounces yellow onion, batonnet cut
1/2 pepper green bell pepper, batonnet cut
1/2 pepper red bell pepper, batonnet cut
1/2 pepper yellow bell pepper, batonnet cut
1/2 cup tomatoes, small dice
4 ounces colby-monterey jack cheese
1/2 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup guacamole
Taco seasoning to taste
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper

1 each lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/2 each jalapeno pepper, seeded, fillet and brunoise
1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped

1. Thoroughly mix all the marinade ingredients and coat the skirt steak with marinade and refrigerate for 6-8 hours
2. Drain all marinade off skirt steak and season with salt and pepper
3. Heat a large cast iron pan or griddle over high heat. When pan is hot add the oil and allow to heat. Fry the skirt steak for 3-4 minutes on each side, wrap in foil to allow meat to rest. Reserve in warm oven
4. Using the same pan and adding more oil if needed and sauté all the vegetables until al dente
5. Slice the meat against the grain to ¼ inch thick (the thinner the cut there is less risk of meat being tough)
6. Place meat on a warm flour tortillas, top with vegetables, garnish with cheese, lettuce, tomato, guacamole and sour cream
7. Serve on warm plate

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