Fajita Marinade I

Fajita Marinade I

Robbie Rice 181

"Delicious fajita marinade made with lime juice, olive oil, and soy sauce, and spiced up with cayenne and black pepper. Makes enough marinade for 2 pounds of meat."


15 m servings
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Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, mix together the lime juice, water, olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, salt, and liquid smoke flavoring. Stir in cayenne and black pepper.
  2. Place desired meat in the marinade, and refrigerate at least 2 hours, or overnight. Cook as desired.
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This recipe makes fajitas that are addictive! And I ought to know - I'm from Texas! I scaled this to 20 servings for a party and used half the marinade for top round steak and half for chicken b...

This is very good... I did increase the Cayenne to 1 teasp and also added 1/2 teasp each of Cumin and Coriander...and also some Jalapeno juice from the jar... It was so good... We made fajitas a...

Wonderful! - Better than our favorite restaurant. I've never made fajitas at home and had them come out so well. Followed the recipe as given. Marinaded chicken tenders for about 8-9 hours - ...

Made this with chicken tenders and let them marinate over night. I swapped out the soy sauce for Lea & Perrin's, doubled the cayenne, added half a teaspoon of cumin, and a few jalapeno slices. ...

Perfectly wonderful marinade! I have never used the liquid smoke and it's still great. I've changed the water to other things...beer, wine, veggie broth...all work well. Also, lemon subs very...

Great fajita marinade for chicken! I omitted the water and added 1/4 tsp. of cumin. I poked the chicken with a fork serveal times, put everything into a ziploc bag and let it marinate overnight,...

THIS WAS GREAT!!! My husband wanted to have a "Fajita BBQ" so we invited the whole family (both sides) over and tried this recipe with 7 lbs. of fajita meat!!! I have to say I HATE trying new r...

This is good, but I think too much water is called for. If I made it again, I would probably omit the water altogether. It literally watered down the flavor. I had to add extra lime, garlic, ...

This was WONDERFUL!!! I did make a few easy changes I increased the soy sauce to 4 tsp. and left out the salt. I also added 1/2 tsp chili powder and used about 1 and 1/2 tsp cayenne. It was qui...