Carne Asada Steaks and Fajitas

Steak Fajitas.
  • Total: 2 hrs 25 mins
  • Prep: 2 hrs
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
513 Calories
21g Fat
13g Carbs
65g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 513
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 179mg 60%
Sodium 1564mg 68%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 65g
Calcium 91mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Great on the grill as a steak or fajitas. Leave whole while grilling to maintain juices.


  • 3 lbs. steak (flank or skirt)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (or lime juice)
  • 1 tablespoons salt (kosher)
  • 1 tablespoons black pepper (coarse ground)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin

Steps to Make It

  1. Rinse and pat meat dry. Combine lemon or lime juice with spices and oil Pour over meat and rub down so it's completely covered with marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  2. Cook on grill over medium-high heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until center is slightly pink.

  3. Serve carne asada in large pieces as steaks, or thinly slice on the bias (perpendicular to the grain of the meat) for fajitas.