favourite

Barbecue Fajitas with Avocado Salsa

Light and Tasty Fajitas Everybody Loves

6 - 8

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Recipe author

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Fajitas are a great way to stretch your meat budget and are delicious made with either beef or lamb. Steaks that would serve 4 will feed 6-8 if made into fajitas. The spice mix can be made ahead of time and stored.

Rate this recipe

Share

High Iron

tag

Beef,

Easy,

Family Favourites,

Dinner,

Lunch,

Ingredients

arrow

500g Quality Mark beef steaks

sliced into strips

arrow

1/3 cup fresh coriander leaves

chopped

arrow

juice of 1 lime

arrow

A splash of olive oil

arrow

2 red capsicum

seeds removed and sliced

arrow

1 red onion

sliced

arrow

6-8 tortillas

warmed before serving either in the microwave or in a toasted sandwich press

Spice mix

arrow

1/2 tsp chilli powder

arrow

1/2 tsp dried thyme

arrow

1/2 tsp ground cumin

arrow

1 tsp ground coriander

arrow

1 tsp paprika

arrow

1/2 tbsp brown sugar

Salsa

arrow

4 medium tomatoes

chopped into 1cm pieces

arrow

1 avocado

pitted, peeled and chopped into 1cm pieces

arrow

1/3 cucumber

chopped into 1cm chunks

arrow

Handful of fresh coriander

chopped

arrow

A dash of sweet chili sauce

arrow

juice of 1/2 lime

Method

To Make Fajitas

1

Place the sliced meat in a plastic container. Combine the spice mix ingredients and sprinkle over the meat.

2

Mix together the lime juice and coriander and add to the meat, turning well to coat.

3

Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes or overnight if possible

4

While the meat is marinating, thinly slice the capsicums and onion and set aside. Prepare the salsa by mixing together all the ingredients. Refrigerate until required.

5

Fry the meat quickly over a hight heat on the barbecue plate or in a pan with a dash of oil. Remove from the heat and keep warm.

6

Add another dash of oil and toss the sliced onions and capsicums, turning them until tender. Add any juices from the resting meat.

7

Place some of the cooked capsicums and onions on a tortilla, add a pile of spiced meat and a good dollop of salsa.

8

Roll up the tortilla and enjoy with a fresh seasonal salad.

More info

Nutrition Information per Serving (190g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

More info

Energy

1261 (301)kJ

Protein

16.2g

Total Fat

15.1g

Saturated Fat

3.2g

Carbs

24.5g

Sugars

2.96g

Sodium

190mg

Iron*

2.2mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

Related recipes

Back to all recipes

quick-view
favourite

20 mins prep |

10 mins cook

Kid-Friendly Lemongrass Beef Rice Paper Rolls

quick-view
favourite

20 mins prep |

1 hrs 15 mins cook

Beef and baked bean meatloaf

quick-view
favourite

35 mins prep |

25 mins cook

Shepherd's Pie

quick-view
favourite

20 mins prep |

40 mins cook

Classic Beef Sausage Rolls