Fajita Style New York Strip Steaks

Fajita Style New York Strip Steaks
Fajita Style New York Strip Steaks. Lauri Patterson/Getty Images
  • 24 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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If you're a fan of fajitas, then this steak recipe is for you. These steaks are marinated in a wet rub and grilled to perfection.  They can be served as is, or sliced and added to salads or placed in tortillas.

What You'll Need

  • 4 New York strip steaks, about 8 ounces (225 g)
  • For the Marinade:
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) oil
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice (juice of two limes)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) dried oregano (Mexican oregano if you can find it)
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) black pepper

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, combine marinade ingredients. 
  2. Place steak into a resealable plastic bag and pour marinade over top. 
  3. Gently massage mixture into steaks, making sure all surfaces are coated.
  4. Seal bag and place into the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  5. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. 
  6. Place steaks on the grill and cook for 5-7 minutes per side, or to the desired doneness.
  7. Remove from heat, allow steaks to rest for 5 minutes before serving.