Lamb Fajitas Recipe
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Lamb Fajitas Recipe

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This is a tasty alternative to beef or chicken. I got this recipe from a friend.—Bonnie Hiller, Powell, Wyoming
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless leg of lamb or lamb shoulder (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large green pepper, sliced
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, sliced
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 16 flour tortillas (7 inches), warmed
  • Chopped tomato and cucumber, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 697 calories, 30 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 1,251 mg sodium, 67 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut lamb into thin bite-size strips. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire, mustard and pepper; add lamb. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 3 hours, turning occasionally.
  2. Transfer lamb and marinade to a Dutch oven or large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until meat is tender. Add peppers and onion; cook 4 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, place meat and vegetables on tortillas; top with tomato and cucumber if desired. Fold in sides of tortilla. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Lamb Fajitas in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 697 calories, 30 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 1,251 mg sodium, 67 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 40 g protein.

This recipe pairs well with a medium red wine.

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