Grilled Steak Fajita Tacos

Skirt steak is the perfect choice for fajitas that deliver on delicious. Bell peppers, red onions and juicy steak in a soft tortilla bowl—fajitas just got easier!
  • Total Time 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Prep Time 15 Minutes
  • Servings 8
  • Ingredients 10


  • 1 lb beef skirt steak
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 large red onion, cut in 3/4-inch thick wedges with root end intact
  • 2 orange, yellow or red bell peppers, each cut into large (about 2 inches wide) planks
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 package (8 count) Old El Paso™ Taco Bowls™ flour tortillas, removed from package and wrapped in heavy-duty foil
  • Lime wedges


Step 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill.

Step 2 Combine steak with 2 tablespoons of the oil, the taco seasoning mix and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt in large resealable food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; turn to evenly coat. Place in refrigerator to marinate 45 minutes.

Step 3 Brush onion wedges and bell pepper planks with remaining tablespoon of oil; season with chili powder and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Step 4 Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak and vegetables on grill over medium heat (350°F to 400°F); cover grill. Cook 9 to 11 minutes, turning once for medium doneness (135°F internal temperature) or until desired doneness. Grill vegetables 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until softened and lightly charred. Turn grill to low (250°F to 300°F). Transfer steak and vegetables to cutting board; let rest 10 minutes.

Step 5 Place wrapped bowls on low grill; heat 6 minutes, turning once halfway through.

Step 6 Cut steak into thin strips across the grain, then cut strips into bite-size pieces. Toss with lime juice. Chop vegetables, discarding onion roots.

Step 7 Divide steak and vegetables among warm bowls. Serve with lime wedges and desired fresh toppings.


1 Serving: Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 110); Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 30mg; Sodium 410mg; Potassium 240mg; Total Carbohydrate 16g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 12g % Daily Value: Vitamin A 25%; Vitamin C 45%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10% Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Vegetable, 1 Lean Meat, 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1

Expert Tips

Try these additional fresh toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, jalapeño or avocado.

Cutting the steak in thin strips across the grain is the best way to enjoy skirt steak.