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Charcoal griddled tacos & fajitas!

73saint

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We have a local Latin American grocery store, called Ideal Market. They have some really good meats, and we love doing different tacos with what we find there. Tonight was no different, but it came out better than usual. I finally got to use my Christmas present, a griddle from Cabelas. I was really pleased, because it performed about how I envisioned.
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Got my Lang chargriller all ready to add my charcoal.

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I know I probably used more charcoal than necessary but I wanted to grill the fajita meat directly over the charcoal, and not on the griddle. We like the steak with a little char.
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we used mission low carb tortillas, and I chopped up green red and orange bell peppers, as well as one yellow onion. Tossed it in some olive oil, salt and lime. Yum! The meats I chose were (as mentioned) marinated fajita skirt steak and the Al Pastor Pork. Now, we always get the fajita steak. It’s incredibly seasoned and makes a wonderful taco. The al pastor was something I never had tried. It was simply minced up marinated pork and onions. Looked good enough to me.
Other than that, everything was pretty straightforward. I bought some of the stores pickled onions, spicy guacamole & pico de Gallo. Also got cotija cheese, I chopped some lettuce, and I chopped a yellow onion, and added cilantro and lime. A taco staple around here.
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the Al pastor, and all of my sautéed veggies fit on the griddle perfectly! And I had room in the back for the fajita steak!
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A18C1986-08FD-483D-906A-B3EE584D8E57.jpeg Once the meat and veggies were cooked, I just tossed the fajitas on the griddle for a few seconds a side. Really like my new griddle!!
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Starting to get hungry!
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we did tacos several ways, but here’s a pic I managed to get while we were stuffing our faces. Plenty of delicious leftovers as well!
 
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Looks like you made enough for an army. It all looks killer. Great job. It’s making my mouth water.
 

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Man that looks killer !! I am a sucker for tacos and fajitas, especially when charcoal and a grill is involved, it brings them to a whole different level.
Awesome job ! I bet the troops were happy !
I want some tacos now lol
 

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Man that all looks fantastic!! Love the fact your load your grill and griddle full enough to feed an army!! That’s what I do too lol.
 

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Looks like you made enough for an army. It all looks killer. Great job. It’s making my mouth water.
Thanks, yeah I’ve never been too good at cooking small. Ha!
Man that looks killer !! I am a sucker for tacos and fajitas, especially when charcoal and a grill is involved, it brings them to a whole different level.
Awesome job ! I bet the troops were happy !
I want some tacos now lol
Thanks Magic! Everyone is “food drunk” and quite happy, yes.
Man that all looks fantastic!! Love the fact your load your grill and griddle full enough to feed an army!! That’s what I do too lol.
Heck yeah jcam! We love leftovers around here! Especially tacos and fajitas.
Yep! I'm in! Great looking stuff man!
Thanks sow!
 

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What a fine looking griddle meal! The fact that you used charcoal instead of propane for heat is even better. Great work bud and congratulations on the well deserved rotator ride.
 

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Looks delicious!!
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Nice work bud . Looks great .
 

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Man that looks good! Love the char on the meat. You definitely had your griddle full... if I did that I'd need side rails so I didn't lose it over the sides!

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That Looks Mighty Tasty, Saint !!
Nice Job!
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Damn saint looks great! Another fine cook knocked out of the park. Congratulations on the ride
 

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Looks excellant
Thanks smokerjim!
Nice work bud . Looks great .
Thanks Chop, appreciate it bud...
Man o man all that looks amazing. Nice work bud
Thanks TN!
Man that looks good! Love the char on the meat. You definitely had your griddle full... if I did that I'd need side rails so I didn't lose it over the sides!

Ryan
Thanks Ryan, yeah it was definitely tight. I like the word utilization lol
That Looks Mighty Tasty, Saint !!
Nice Job!
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Thanks Bear!
Looks outstanding, great work and congrats on the ride!
Thanks tander!
Damn saint looks great! Another fine cook knocked out of the park. Congratulations on the ride
Thanks SmokinVol! I appreciate that!
 

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