Grilled Steak Strips Wrapped in Tortillas


Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

  • About

The name Fajitas means ‘little belts’, which refers to the cut of meat traditionally used, the skirt steak which ‘belts’ the belly of the cow.

Fajitas originated on the cattle ranches near the Texas-Mexico border and soon spread to the cities, where they have become exceedingly popular. When Fajitas are good they are very, very good, and when they are not they are depressingly mediocre. At their best they are fresh and full of strong flavours, a contrast of textures: chewy flour tor