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Saturday's Steak Fajitas

NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,238
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
I have a fajita recipe that is my absolute favorite and have made time and time again but tonight we tried out Dizzy Pig's somewhat new Fajita-ish rub on a skirt steak. 

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First we made homemade tortillas, a first for us.  I see why you guys take the time to make these, they are very good and not as difficult as I thought.

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Set up my Egg for direct heat at 500f.  Rubbed the steaks down with a little lime juice and then seasoned one with Dizzy Pig and the other with Badia brand fajita seasoning.   I tossed some sliced bell peppers and onion with lime juice, oil, and fajita seasoning.  I grilled the steaks 4 minutes per side and cooked the veggies at the same time.

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Veggies finished at about 6 minutes.  I you like them charred they would finish at the same time as the steaks.

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With skirt steaks, the grain runs side to side instead of lengthwise.  So to cut against the grain for tenderness, cut into 3-4 inch pieces lengthwise, turn each piece a quarter turn and slice.  (I know most everyone knows that but recently saw someone slice it lengthwise...CHEWY!)

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Served them with Mexican rice and refried beans.  Not too shabby at all. 

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Not being a Dizzy Pig homer but all 5 of us liked the steak seasoned with Fajita-ish better than the Badia one, but they were both good.

Now I have to get ready to cook some sriracha wings for the FSU/NC State game.  Hope you all are having a great weekend!

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