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Today was another good cook. Fajitas are possibly my favorite TexMex food ever. Well as I've stated on many other threads: Any time you wrap meat and veg in a tortilla, you've got a winner!! Mr Grill, of course, was observing every step of the way.

 

Started with a piece of beef flank and a couple of chicken breasts - each in a marinade of tequila, lime juice, cilantro, and fajita seasoning.

 

 

 

While that was marinading, I halved and cored some tomatoes and put them and a couple of jalpenos on the grill:

 

 

Only 5 mins to get a nice char on the skins and then I chopped everything up - added onion, garlic, cilantro, lime, and made a smoky, spicy salsa.

 

 

Then I heated up the griddle until it was smoking hot and threw on some red pepper and onion.

 

 

While those were getting nice and brown, Mr. Grill and I enjoyed a cold beer and some blue corn chips and salsa on the patio.

 

 

The grilled peppers and onions smelled SO good when they were done.

 

 

 

Then it was time for the meat! A 3 minute sear on one side, then a flip, and pour on a little of the marinade. 

 

 

Mr. Grill took a few minutes to wander through the garden while the meat was cooking.

 

 

The chicken was next and took only a few mins per side as well:

 

 

More to come .... 

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While the beef and the chicken were resting for a moment, I made a bowl of guac:

 

 

Then we sliced!!

 

 

And put tortillas on the grill to warm.

 

 

Where was Mr. Grill during all of this you ask? Well, he was on his 2nd beer and I think he's a bit of a lightweight. 

 

 

But he rallied nicely when the food was laid out.

 

 

I don't think he knew what to do with a fajita bigger than he is:

 

 

Soooooooo good. 

 

 

H likes his with beef and different toppings so Mr. Grill had to try those as well:

 

 

 

Now we're kicked back watching a movie and relaxing. 

 

 

Edited by karacooks

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That was an outstanding cook, Kara.  I especially like the way the beef turned out--char, beautiful red center. :good:

You learned, the way I did, that Mr. Grill simply cannot hold his liquor.  You certainly have shown him a good time.  I'll wager he's gained an ounce or two.   Well done.

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