Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Freeze Ahead Steak Fajitas

Recipezaar Recipe #51115

25 min | 15 min prep | 6 fajitas
1 lb sirloin steaks
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon salad oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 cloves garlic, crushed
6 flour tortillas
1 package mixed vegetables, frozen (fajita blend)
1/2 cup salsa
1 avocado, cut into cubes
1 tomato, cut into cubes
fresh cilantro

Place steak in quart-sized freezer bag; combine lime juice, white wine vinegar, salad oil, oregano, and crushed garlic cloves; add to meat.
Freeze.
To bundle: Steak/marinade mixture; flour tortillas; frozen vegetables.
To prepare: Thaw steak in marinade.
Remove steak and pan-sear in hot pan.
Cook until medium rare; remove from pan.
In the same pan, add frozen vegetables and marinade; cover and cook until vegetables are crisp-tender.
While vegetables are cooking, slice meat into thin slices against the grain.
Add to cooked vegetables.
Add salsa to meat and vegetables; heat through.
To serve, spoon into warmed flour tortilla; garnish with avocado cubes, chopped tomato or fresh cilantro.

Freezer Chicks instructions: Each of you has a kit for 9 fajitas (1.5 lbs. meat). The meat is presliced so you'll need to adapt the recipe a little--cook for a shorter time. The kits include tortillas and cheese.

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