Just about the best 'finger food' one could ask for, these hearty fajitas include thin slices of steak, grilled to perfection and bundled with tomato, onion and avocado and bound with a zesty sauce.
3 pounds chuck steak, trimmed of fat and gristle
2 tablespoons crushed cloves garlic
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 avocado, mashed
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
12 flour tortillas, fajita size or medium
Picante sauce for accompaniment
1 tomato, chopped for accompaniment
1 onion, chopped for accompaniment
- Day One: Combine garlic, lime juice, honey, soy sauce, water, salt and pepper in a shallow 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass dish. Place steaks into pan; marinate steak overnight.
- Day Two: Preheat grill; grill over hot coals for 15 to 20 minutes, turning periodically. Do not overcook.
- Remove from grill, slice into even slices. Stir lime juice into avocado, distributing evenly.
- Serve sliced meat with tortillas, picante sauce, chopped tomato, chopped onion and mashed avocado.
Makes 12 servings.
Tip: Lightly warm the tortillas in a low oven for about 5 minutes before using.