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Tequila Fajitas

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Serves 4
 

Ingredients

1 3/4 – 2 pounds Certified Angus Beef® flank steak, cut in half lengthwise
2 limes
1/2 cup tequila
3 garlic cloves, chopped
5 tablespoons olive oil
3 jalapeño peppers, cut in half lengthwise and seeded
8 flour tortillas
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved and/or 2 ripe avocados, diced
3 tablespoons Triple Sec
1/4 cup minced cilantro

 

Instructions:

 
1. Zest limes; reserving zest for later. Juice limes.
2. Combine tequila, lime juice, garlic and 3 tablespoons olive oil (2 tablespoons will be used later). Marinate steak in a zipper-locking plastic bag 2 to 4 hours in refrigerator.
3. Preheat grill to high. Remove steak from marinade, discard marinade. Season steak with salt and pepper. Grill or broil steak to desired doneness. Let steak rest 5 minutes and slice thinly across the grain.
4. Grill jalapeños flesh side down until charred and slightly soft; mince and combine with beef.5 Wrap tortillas in foil and place on top shelf of closed grill to warm.
5. Combine tomatoes/avocados, reserved lime zest and Triple Sec. Heat remaining olive oil in large sauté pan. Turn off heat, add tomato mixture and toss gently. Add beef mixture and cilantro; toss gently to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately with warm tortillas.