Super Fajita Marinade

Super Fajita Marinade


"This is best when prepared a day ahead. Makes zesty flavorful fajitas every time. Great for beef OR chicken."


1 d 15 m servings
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a medium bowl, combine the lime juice, green onions, garlic, cilantro, oil, red pepper, coriander, and anise. Whisk until well blended.
  2. Pour mixture over your favorite meat, cover, and marinate for 12 to 24 hours before cooking as desired.
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  1. 161 Ratings


With my native Texan hubby needing a fajita "fix" I prepared this on one slab (both sides) of the beef and just sprinkled the other slab with a popular brand fajita seasoning. I was scared that ...

I agree with other reviewers that this was too limey (and I only used 2 limes!) and also lacks flavor of typical fajitas. I added cumin and extra red pepper flakes and it helped a little, but.....

Very tasty! I think this is the best fajita marinade I've had, at home or out. I like that it didn't call for a ton of oil. I probably would have given this recipe 4 1/2 stars if that was poss...

Okay, don't ask me why, but -- I added a dash (a DASH) of cinnamon for complexity, and one tablespoon of red wine vinegar to bring it all "up and together." Wow. Thanks!

This is an awesome marinade. I tried several others before I settled on this one. My family loves my chicken and beef marinated in this. I make quesadillas all the time using this recipe. I ...

I have been looking for a good fajita marinade for years. My search has stopped here. I only used 1 1/2 limes, my family is not a big fan of the flavor. They were excellent :-)

This was so wonderful! I don't think that I will ever enjoy fajita's out as much again. I changed the recipe just a bit. I didn't have any green onions so I used fresh chives (a big handful) als...

This recipe was very good. I doubled it and used a 2lb. london broil. I sliced it and marinated for almost 24 hours, and it was fabulous! It seems like a ton of cilantro, but the cilantro flavor...

I gave this one a 4-star becuase I thought it was just okay. My husband and kids really liked the fajitas (made them w. chicken), but I didn't think they were the best I've ever had (I'm mexica...