Fajita-Style Stir-Fry
  • 1recipe Southwest Fajita Sauce (see recipe, right)
  • 1pound very thinly sliced beef flank steak
  • 3tablespoons refined coconut oil or avocado oil
  • 3cups mix of thin sliced onion wedges and sweet pepper strips
  • 2teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4cups homemade or purchased cauliflower rice
  • 3tablespoons thinly sliced green onion tops
  • 1teaspoon toasted cumin seeds
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Sliced avocado
  • Lime wedges
  1. Make Southwest Fajita Sauce (recipe below); place in a large bowl. Add beef to sauce in bowl; toss to coat. Cover; marinate in the refrigerator at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours.
  2. In a large wok or skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add vegetables. Cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer vegetables to a bowl; set aside.
  3. Add another 1 tablespoon oil to wok. Transfer half of the marinated beef to wok, allowing marinade to remain in bowl. Cook and stir beef for 2 to 4 minutes or until beef is slightly pink in the center. Transfer cooked beef to bowl with cooked vegetables. Cook remaining beef, still reserving marinade in the bowl.
  4. Add cornstarch to bowl with marinade; whisk until well combined. Push beef to edges of wok. Pour sauce mixture into center of wok. Cook and stir sauce over medium heat just until thickened. Transfer beef and sauce to bowl with cooked vegetables.
  5. 5. In wok, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add cauliflower rice. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Return vegetables, beef and sauce to wok and stir-fry for 1 minute more. Remove wok from the heat and top with green onions and cumin seeds. Serve with chopped fresh cilantro, sliced avocado, lime wedges.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Fajita-Style Stir-Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2321 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 391mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 27g 54%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Southwest Fajita Sauce: Combine ¾ cup salsa verde, ¼ cup lime juice and ½ teaspoon ground cumin.


PER SERVING (2 cups): 321 cal, 16g fat (3g mono, 1g poly, 12g sat), 68mg chol, 391mg sodium, 16g carb, (4g fiber, 6g sugars), 27g protein