Easy American Lamb Fajitas


June 27, 2022

Recipe provided by Couple in the Kitchen | Tasty Recipes, Romantic Travel, and Lots of Date Ideas, courtesy of the American Lamb Board (Easy, American Lamb Fajitas | American Lamb).


Lamb Steak

4 Medium sized American lamb shoulder steaks

2 tbsp Cumin

Salt & pepper to taste

Olive oil

Roasted Veggies

3 Bell peppers, chopped

1 large Onion, chopped

1 tbsp Sumac

Dukkah (Trader Joe's)

Olive oil

Harissa Yogurt Sauce

1 cup Plain yogurt

1-2 tbsp Harissa, based on preferred spice level

1 cloves Garlic, minced

Additional Fajita Ingredients




Radishes, sliced

Any other topping you like


1Start by bringing your lamb to room temperature and season it generously with salt, pepper, and cumin. If using a sous vide, place the steaks in a ziplock bag and add a drizzle of olive oil. Use the water displacement method and sous vide the lamb for 4 hours at 132 degrees Fahrenheit temperature. Once complete, give your lamb steaks a quick sear on a scorching hot pan to finish your steak.

2If you are going to cook your lamb steak the traditional way, season your meat as directed above. Cook your steaks in a skillet or on a grill until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Let your meat rest for 5 minutes before you slice your steak.

3While you are cooking your steak, scatter your veggies on a sheet pan and drizzle them with olive oil. Season them with salt, pepper, sumac, and dukkah. Broil your veggies on high until they start to soften and cha

4To make your harissa yogurt sauce, combine all three ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combined.

5Now comes the fun part, making the fajitas! Add all ingredients to a platter in the middle of the dining room table and let everyone build their own creation!