Carne Asada Steak Fajitas Recipe with Homemade Flour Tortillas
Learn how to make a delicious carne asada recipe and serve them up as steak fajitas with homemade flour tortillas and toppings!
Prep Time 1hour
Cook Time 30minutes
Marinating Time 2hours
Total Time 1hour30minutes
For the Carne Asada:
juice of 3 limes
4finely minced garlic cloves
2teaspoonsof ground cumin
¼cupof chopped fresh cilantro
1seeded and finely minced fresh jalapeño
3tablespoonsof white vinegar
½cupof olive oil
2teaspoonsof sea salt
1 to 2poundsof flank steak
For the Homemade Tortillas:
4cupsof Bob’s Red Mill All Purpose Flour
½tablespoonof sea salt
½tablespoonof baking powder
½cupof canola oil or lard
1 1/3cupof warm water
Carne Asada: Add all ingredients to a plastic bag and mix until completely combined. Marinate at least for 2 hours or best overnight.
Remove from the marinade and cook on a very hot grill, 450° to 550° for 4 to 5 minutes per side for a rare to medium-rare internal temperature. Slice against the grain and serve with assorted toppings.
Homemade Tortillas: Add the flour, salt and baking powder to a standing mixer with the paddle attachment on medium-low speed and add in the oil and water and knead for 1 minute.
Transfer to a clean surface and divide into 20 individual balls.
Roll each ball out until it is about 8” to 9” in diameter.
Cook each tortilla on a hot griddle or large frying pan on high heat for 20 to 30 seconds per side or until they are cooked and lightly browned. Keep warm in a towel.