Mexican steak fajitas

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mexican fajitas
mexican fajitas
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Essentials recipe Fast, delicious and filling, these steak fajitas also come with homemade guacamole and contains 3 of your 5-a-day


  • 500g lean rump steak, sliced into 1cm thick strips
  • 2 peppers, deseeded and sliced
  • 2 red onions, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 3 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 150g pot soured cream, to serve
  • Small bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • ½tsp each chilli powder, dried thyme and ground cumin
  • 1tsp each ground coriander and sweet paprika
  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 100g mild Peppadew peppers, drained
  • 326g pack flour tortillas, warmed, to serve
  • 150g medium Cheddar, grated, to serve

Use 4-5 tsp Cajun spice instead of individual spices to save time.


  1. In a bowl, mix the steak with the spices and leave to marinate for 10 mins, or longer if you have time.
  2. Heat 1tbsp of oil in a large pan or wok and fry the steak until browned all over; set aside. Add the remaining oil and cook peppers and onions for a few mins.
  3. Return steak to the pan with the tomatoes and cook for 4-5 mins.
  4. For the guacamole: peel the avocados and mash in a bowl with lime zest and juice and garlic. Finely chop the peppers, stir into the avocado and season.
  5. Spoon the filling into each tortilla and add a dollop of guacamole and soured cream. Sprinkle over a little cheese, roll up and serve.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 854(kcal)
  • Fat 47.0g
  • Saturates 19.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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