Fajita Marinade

Chicken Fajitas With Refried Beans
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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: About 2 1/2 Cups (8 Servings)

This marinade is loaded with flavors perfect for making fajitas. Though you can use any meat you want to, marinate beef the longest, poultry for at least 1 hour, and fish, seafood, vegetables, meat alternatives like tofu or seitan for 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 12-ounce beer
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 large limes (juiced)
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons mild chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Let mixture stand for 5 minutes before using.

  2. Marinade meats as follows: red meat and pork, 4 to 12 hours, chicken and other poultry, 2 to 6 hours, fish, seafood, vegetables, and meat alternatives, 15 to 30 minutes. 

  3. If making ahead of time, store in an airtight container in the fridge for no more than one week after preparation.