Spicy Steak Fajitas

Turn up the heat tonight with these Spicy Steak Fajitas. Ideal for a tasty supper.

Ingredients:

– 1 pound flank steak

– 1 tablespoon chili powder

– 2 teaspoons cumin

– 1 teaspoon paprika

– 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

– Salt and black pepper to taste

– 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

– 1 red bell pepper, sliced

– 1 green bell pepper, sliced

– 1 onion, sliced

– 2 cloves garlic, minced

– Juice of 1 lime

– 6 flour tortillas

– Optional garnishes: avocado slices, sour cream, shredded cheese, fresh cilantro

Directions:

In a small bowl, mix chili powder, cumin, paprika, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.

Rub the spice mixture evenly over both sides of the steak.

Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steak and cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side for medium-rare, or until desired doneness. Remove from skillet and let rest.

In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil. Add bell peppers, onion, and garlic. Sauté for 5-6 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

Slice the steak against the grain into thin strips. Return the steak to the skillet with the vegetables. Squeeze lime juice over the mixture and stir to combine.

Warm tortillas according to package instructions.

Serve the steak and vegetable mixture on warm tortillas, garnished with avocado, sour cream, shredded cheese, and cilantro if desired.

Recipe Card

Spicy Steak Fajitas

Turn up the heat tonight with these Spicy Steak Fajitas! Perfect for a flavorful dinner.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • – 1 pound flank steak
  • – 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • – 2 teaspoons cumin
  • – 1 teaspoon paprika
  • – 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • – Salt and black pepper to taste
  • – 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • – 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • – 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • – 1 onion sliced
  • – 2 cloves garlic minced
  • – Juice of 1 lime
  • – 6 flour tortillas
  • – Optional garnishes: avocado slices sour cream, shredded cheese, fresh cilantro

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, mix chili powder, cumin, paprika, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.
  • Rub the spice mixture evenly over both sides of the steak.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steak and cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side for medium-rare, or until desired doneness. Remove from skillet and let rest.
  • In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil. Add bell peppers, onion, and garlic. Sauté for 5-6 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  • Slice the steak against the grain into thin strips. Return the steak to the skillet with the vegetables. Squeeze lime juice over the mixture and stir to combine.
  • Warm tortillas according to package instructions.
  • Serve the steak and vegetable mixture on warm tortillas, garnished with avocado, sour cream, shredded cheese, and cilantro if desired.
Keyword Spicy Steak Fajitas
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