Classic Fajitas

Classic Fajitas


"Tex Mex fajitas were first made with skirt steak and eaten by ranch hands. Fajitas now include steak, chicken, shrimp, fish, and even vegetables as fillings. McCormick® Fajita Seasoning brings together a classic blend of peppers and a hint of lime that adds savory Southwestern flavor to the fajita filling of your choice"


55 m servings 480 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 480 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 25.2 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 22.5 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 829 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine 4 teaspoons fajita seasoning with oregano, oil and vinegar in a bowl or self-closing plastic bag. Add beef or chicken; turn to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Lift meat strips from marinade and place in heated skillet. Saute over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Sprinkle remaining 1 teaspoon fajita seasoning over meat strips. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes longer or until meat is done and vegetables tender.
  3. Place some mixture in center of warm tortillas. Garnish, if desired. Fold over sides of tortilla. Serve with black beans and rice or corn and black bean salsa.
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  1. 72 Ratings


These were good, but I agree, they needed more spice.... maybe sprinkling more seasoning on right before you serve them?

The chicken was definitely a bigger hit in my house! I used olive oil instead and added the juice of one lime to the marinade. I also used 1/2 green bell pepper and 1/2 red bell pepper for ext...

Thank you! This recipe is simple but wonderful! My husband and I make these several times a month. Tastes good with chicken but best with steak. We saute plenty of onions and green peppers. ...

I used this recipe with chicken for a Cinco de Mayo party, and everyone really liked it. One of my guests said, "I smelled this coming up to your condo and I really hoped that's what we were hav...

This recipe is easy and tastes just like fajitas I would get in my favorite mexican restaurant. It's a big crowd pleaser!

These are a great and a nice change from others marinades. I do like to add a little bit of lime juice though. I also cook the maranaide with the meat for extra sauce. You can also adjust the...

My family really enjoyed these fajitas. I prepared the meat in the early afternoon and let marinade for about 3 hours. They were delicious!!!

Ecellent Recipe my family loved it So much flavor with such an easy recipe

Actually, I would give it 3.5 stars. Better than three, but not quite four. First of all, I used shirt steak, By far the most tender cut, and the most suitable for fajitas. I've also used ch...