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Easy beef fajitas

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Easy Beef Fajitas
Easy Beef Fajitas
60 ml (2 fl oz/¼ cup) olive oil
3–4 garlic cloves, crushed
1–2 bird's eye chillies, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 large red onion, thinly sliced
1 red capsicum (pepper), seeded and thinly sliced
700 g (1 lb 9 oz) rump steak, cut into thin strips
8 soft flour mini tortillas
3–4 tomatoes, thinly sliced
2 avocados, thinly sliced
4 tablespoons coriander (cilantro) leaves
200 g (7 oz) mixed lettuce leaves,to serve
lime wedges, to serve 


1. Combine the oil, garlic, chilli, oregano, paprika, cumin, lime juice, onion and capsicum ina small bowl and stir to combine well. Add the meat, toss to coat well, then cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

2. Heat a frying pan over high heat, add the steak mixture and cook, stirring, for 3–4 minutes or until the meat is cooked but still a little pink in the middle. Cook a little longer if desired.

3. Place a frying pan over medium heat and when hot, add the tortillas one at a time and cook for 3 minutes or until soft and bubbles appear on the surface.

4. To serve, divide the steak mixture between the tortillas, then top with the tomato, avocado and coriander. Serve with lettuce leaves and lime wedges on the side.

Main ingredient:
Lunch, Main-course

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