Fajitas with Salsa de Cacahuate

Fajitas with Peanut Butter Ancho Sauce


Fajitas with Salsa de Cacahuate


Welcome to Week 5 of the H-E-B meal maker challenge where Texas bloggers come together to bring you Family friendly meals in 30 minutes or less and 7 ingredients or less.
This week’s featured ingredient is Peter Pan Peanut Butter.  And in the spirit of Labor Day, gearing up for football season I knew I just had to drizzle this spicy sauce of a platter of sizzling fajitas.
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Fajitas with Salsa de Cacahuate

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 13 minutes

Yield: serves 4


  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 4 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp ground ancho chile powder
  • 2 lbs. skirt steak
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. In a blender combine peanut butter, lime juice, chicken broth and ground ancho chile. Blend until smooth; set aside.
  2. Season skirt steak with salt and pepper; preheat grill or grill rack to medium-high heat.
  3. Grill 7-10 minutes on each side.
  4. Remove from grill, let meat rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Slice against the grain, place on platter and drizzle with salsa de cacahuate.
  6. Optional: Serve with salsa, guacamole, sliced onion, radishes, cilantro and wedges of lime






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