Grilled Lamb Fajitas
Poblano or ancho chilies add some nice heat to these grilled lamb fajitas.
- 1-1/2 pounds American Lamb leg steaks, cut 1-inch thick
- 6 green onions
- 3 fresh poblano or ancho chilies (optional)
- 1 red bell pepper, halved
- 1 green bell pepper halved
- 1 yellow bell pepper halved
- 12 medium flour tortillas, warmed
- fresh salsa
- Fajita Marinade1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, crushed
- In small bowl, prepare fajita marinade: combine all ingredients.
- Place lamb in glass dish. Pour marinade over lamb, cover and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours.
- Grill over medium-hot coals. Cook lamb, onions, chilies and bell peppers 4 inches from coals. Cook steaks 5 to 6 minutes per side or to desired degree of doneness: 145° F for medium-rare, 160° F for medium, or 170° F for well. Turn vegetables frequently until cooked.
- Slice lamb steaks and vegetables into 1/4-inch thick slices. Serve on tortillas, top with salsa and roll up.
Defrosting Lamb: Thaw frozen lamb in the refrigerator overnight or for faster thawing, use a microwave oven, following the manufacturer's directions. Do not thaw frozen lamb at room temperature.
Calories from Fat 92 (40%)
(16%)Total Fat 10g
(18%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 20g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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