Fajitas On A Stick

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I had some sirloin that I had to use up and couldn't find a recipe that I liked, so I made one up! I didn't have any tortillas to make traditional fajitas so I just put them on a stick! I use the fajita marinade for lots of different recipes with any kind of meat, including shrimp and fish.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • ½ lime, zested and juiced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced, or more to taste

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle pepper

  • 1 ½ pounds beef sirloin, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • ½ onion, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • skewers

Directions

  1. Whisk olive oil, lime juice, lime zest, garlic, cumin, red pepper flakes, and chipotle pepper together in a large glass or ceramic bowl. Add sirloin and toss to evenly coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator, 30 minutes to 2 hours.

  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  3. Remove sirloin from marinade and discard marinade. Thread sirloin, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and onion onto skewers.

  4. Cook on the preheated grill until sirloin is browned and vegetables are tender, about 4 minutes per side.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

248 Calories
16g Fat
5g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 248
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 45mg 224%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 367mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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