I can’t believe I made it to Day 8 of this 31 Day Challenge! Welcome back for Day 8 – tonight, we (yes, we) made Steak Fajitas. Delicious.
First…I wanted to try a pickled red onion/jalapeño mixture (like the one from Chili’s) for the fajitas – LOVE that stuff – so I wanted to try it at home. I think I was pretty successful too – didn’t turn out half-bad. To start, I cut up a red onion and jalapeño, and measured out the pickled mixture, and put it all in a pan to cook.
Once it’s brought to a boil, you remove it from the heat until the onions are tender. Once they’re tender, I drained the liquid from it (to prevent over-pickling), and then GENTLY rinsed them. I then let them sit until they were cool (you want to serve them cool).
After that, I cut up the onions and peppers to get ready to sauté.
Then, Greg, seasoned the meat…
And cut them into pieces – more into strips…
While he was seasoning and cutting, etc, I started on the onions. I began cooking the onions first because I knew they would take a while.
Then Greg started cooking the meat…
And a little while later, I added the peppers to the onions to finish cooking.
Then…it was eating time – by the time the onions/peppers mixture was done caramelizing, it was ready to eat! I had two fajitas – on the bottom, I put a small later of sour cream, then steak, then the onion/pepper mix, then the pickled red onions/jalapeño mix, and then finally some cheese.
Wrapped it like a little package, and ate! It was easy, simple, and a great Wednesday night dinner.