Grilled Skirt Steak


Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

In the last few years fajitas have become immensely popular throughout the United States thanks to the Mexican, or supposedly Mexican, restaurant chains. The word refers to the formerly very cheap cut of beef just above the tenderloin, often called skirt steak. It resembles a belt, or fajo. In northern Mexico the same cut is known as arrachera. The U.S. fajita craze has driven up the price of skirt steak and spawned a bunch of dishes marinated and cooked in the same way and fa