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Best Sauce For Fajitas

This sauce For Fajitas is the perfect combination of savory, tangy, and spicy flavors, and is the perfect complement to any fajita dish. You can quickly and easily prepare a batch of this sauce with just a few basic ingredients and a short amount of time. Now you can make a fajita sauce that will blow the socks off of your friends and family.

Sauce For Fajitas
Sauce For Fajitas

Benefits Of Making This Dish

  • Adds Flavor. Our Fajita Sauce is packed with flavor and is sure to become a new favorite condiment.
  • Versatile. Apply it to your fajitas, tacos, and other Mexican dishes as a marinade, dipping sauce, or topping.
  • All-Natural. Our sauce is a healthier alternative to others because it is made with only the freshest, all-natural ingredients.

Fajitas SauceIngredients

  • Lime Juice. The bright, tangy flavor of lime juice brightens up the sauce and aids in tenderizing the meat. It also enhances the overall flavor of the dish by counteracting the richness of the other ingredients.
  • Garlic. Fajitas, like many other savory dishes, benefit greatly from the addition of garlic to the mix. Its sharp, savory taste balances out the sauce’s sugary sweetness and adds depth and complexity.
  • Cumin. The sauce is elevated by the addition of cumin, a warm, earthy spice. It has a mildly nutty taste, which goes well with the other ingredient’s sweetness and complements the meat and vegetables.
  • Paprika. The sauce’s acidity is moderated by the smokiness and mild sweetness of the paprika, which pairs well with the lime juice. The dish will have a stunning, deep color from this addition.
  • Chili Powder. The chili powder gives the sauce a pleasant heat without making it unbearable. It gives the dish a little bit of a kick while counteracting the sweetness of the other ingredients.
  • Olive Oil. Olive oil not only makes the sauce taste better but also makes it easier to blend all the different flavors together. It also contributes a light fruitiness that works well with the other flavors.

How Do You Thicken Fajita Sauce?

Cornstarch, flour, or even a roux can all be used to thicken fajita sauce. A roux can be made by melting butter in a saucepan and gradually whisking in flour until a smooth paste is formed. The fajita sauce should be added gradually while stirring constantly until the desired consistency is reached. Another option is to thicken the fajita sauce by mixing one tablespoon of cornstarch with one tablespoon of water. Simmer the sauce for a few minutes to achieve the desired consistency.

What Is The Difference Between Fajita Sauce And Salsa?

Despite their superficial similarities, fajita sauce and salsa are actually quite different. Fajitas are typically served with a special sauce called fajita sauce. A variety of spices and herbs can be added to the tomato, onion, and pepper base. Salsa, on the other hand, is a more generic term for any sauce that includes both vegetables and fruits in its ingredient list. Depending on the recipe, salsa can be chunky or smooth, and the heat level can go from mild to scorching.

How Do You Adjust The Spiciness Of Fajita Sauce?

There are a few ways to tone down the heat in your fajita sauce if you find it to be too intense. If the sauce is too spicy for your taste, you can dilute it with water or chicken broth. If the sauce is too spicy for your taste, try adding some honey or brown sugar. Spiciness can be adjusted by including more chili powder, cayenne pepper, or diced jalapenos in the sauce.

Is It Possible To Make Fajita Sauce Without Garlic?

The answer is yes, garlic is not required for fajita sauce. Even though garlic is often included in fajita sauce recipes, it is by no means required. You can omit the garlic from the recipe if you don’t like the flavor or if you have a sensitivity to it. You can increase the sauce’s depth of flavor by including aromatics such as onion, shallots, or ginger.

Fajitas Sauce Instructions

  • Whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, orange juice, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, honey, garlic, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl until thoroughly combined.
  • The sauce should be poured into a resealable plastic bag or a shallow dish.
  • Add the protein of your choice (chicken, beef, shrimp, or tofu) to the bag or dish and coat it thoroughly with the sauce.
  • Marinate the protein for at least 30 minutes and up to 24 hours in the refrigerator for maximum flavor.
  • When you are ready to cook the protein, remove it from the marinade and dispose of the excess sauce.
  • The protein can be fully cooked by grilling, baking, or sautéing.
  • Serve the protein with your choice of sides, such as tortillas, rice, or grilled vegetables.

Recommended Side Dishes

  • Mexican Rice. When paired with our Sauce For Fajitas, our Mexican Rice becomes the ultimate side dish. Tomatoes, onions, and spices give this dish an extra kick, and they’re all cooked into the rice.
  • Grilled Vegetables. Healthy and delicious, our Grilled Vegetables are the perfect complement to our Sauce For Fajitas. The grilled vegetables add a smoky flavor that goes well with the bold flavors of the sauce.
  • Black Beans. As a traditional accompaniment to our Fajita Sauce, our Black Beans are a must-have. The dish’s flavor is elevated by the silky smoothness of the beans and the earthiness of the cumin and chili powder.
  • Guacamole. When paired with our Sauce For Fajitas, our Guacamole makes for a delicious and refreshing appetizer or side dish. Avocado’s smooth texture and lime juice’s tang balance the sauce’s bold flavors.
  • Corn On The Cob. A great complement to our Sauce For Fajitas is our simple and delicious Corner On The Cob. The dish’s overall flavor is elevated by the sweetness of the corn and the smokiness of the grill.

Recipe Variations

  • Spicy Chipotle. If you like your food on the fiery side, try our Spicy Chipotle Sauce For Fajitas. This sauce, made with smoky chipotle peppers, gives food a bold and spicy flavor.
  • Garlic Lime. The traditional fajita sauce is bland and boring, but our Garlic Lime Sauce For Fajitas is bright and tangy. This sauce’s bright and refreshing flavor comes from its key ingredients, fresh garlic, and lime juice.
  • Mango Habanero. The sweet and smoky flavor of our Mango Habanero Sauce For Fajitas will make your mouth water. This sauce gives your favorite meals a tropical twist thanks to its use of ripe mangoes and fiery habanero peppers.
  • Cilantro Lime. We offer a bright and herbal twist on the traditional fajita sauce with our Cilantro Lime Sauce. This bright and flavorful sauce is made with aromatic cilantro and tangy lime juice.
  • Smoky Bbq. If you’re looking for a new take on traditional fajita sauce, look no further than our Smoky BBQ Sauce For Fajitas. This sauce’s bold and delicious flavor comes from its combination of smoky barbecue flavors and a hint of sweetness.

Storing Leftovers Of This Dish

  • In The Fridge. Fajitas Sauce can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to a week. It can be stored in the fridge for up to two weeks.
  • In the freezer. Fajitas Sauce can be frozen for up to three months if stored in a freezer-safe container. If you want to use it, just let it thaw in the fridge overnight, then stir it up before serving.

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Sauce For Fajitas Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories 20
  • Sodium 350mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Iron 2%

Sauce For Fajitas

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 10 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 20 minutesServings:4 servingsCalories:20 kcal Best Season:Summer

Description

This sauce For Fajitas is the perfect combination of savory, tangy, and spicy flavors, and is the perfect complement to any fajita dish. You can quickly and easily prepare a batch of this sauce with just a few basic ingredients and a short amount of time. Now you can make a fajita sauce that will blow the socks off of your friends and family.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, orange juice, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, honey, garlic, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl until thoroughly combined.
  2. The sauce should be poured into a resealable plastic bag or a shallow dish.
  3. Add the protein of your choice (chicken, beef, shrimp, or tofu) to the bag or dish and coat it thoroughly with the sauce.
  4. Marinate the protein for at least 30 minutes and up to 24 hours in the refrigerator for maximum flavor.
  5. When you are ready to cook the protein, remove it from the marinade and dispose of the excess sauce.
  6. The protein can be fully cooked by grilling, baking, or sautéing.
  7. Serve the protein with your choice of sides, such as tortillas, rice, or grilled vegetables.

Notes

  • Spicy Chipotle. If you like your food on the fiery side, try our Spicy Chipotle Sauce For Fajitas. This sauce, made with smoky chipotle peppers, gives food a bold and spicy flavor.
  • Garlic Lime. The traditional fajita sauce is bland and boring, but our Garlic Lime Sauce For Fajitas is bright and tangy. This sauce’s bright and refreshing flavor comes from its key ingredients, fresh garlic, and lime juice.
  • Mango Habanero. The sweet and smoky flavor of our Mango Habanero Sauce For Fajitas will make your mouth water. This sauce gives your favorite meals a tropical twist thanks to its use of ripe mangoes and fiery habanero peppers.
  • Cilantro Lime. We offer a bright and herbal twist on the traditional fajita sauce with our Cilantro Lime Sauce. This bright and flavorful sauce is made with aromatic cilantro and tangy lime juice.
  • Smoky Bbq. If you’re looking for a new take on traditional fajita sauce, look no further than our Smoky BBQ Sauce For Fajitas. This sauce’s bold and delicious flavor comes from its combination of smoky barbecue flavors and a hint of sweetness.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 20
% Daily Value *
Sodium 350mg15%
Total Carbohydrate 4g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 3g

Iron 2 mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.