Steak Fajita Rice Bowl

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If you’re like me, you enjoy a good fajita. They’re flavorful, satisfying, and just a little bit messy—in the best way. But what if you could capture all that goodness in an easier-to-eat package? Enter the Steak Fajita Rice Bowl. This dish is incredibly straightforward to make, packs a punch in the flavor department, and is a hit with adults and kids alike.

You can whip it up for a quick weeknight dinner, or as part of your Sunday meal prep for the week. And the best part? It’s totally customizable. Like it spicy? Add some hot sauce. More of a guac fan? Spoon it on. However you make it, it’s going to be delicious. So, let’s get into why you should make this your go-to recipe for a meal that’s as satisfying as it is simple.

Why You’ll Love Steak Fajita Rice Bowl

  • Flavor-Packed: Every bite of this dish is a medley of flavors—from the zesty lime juice to the rich guacamole seasoning. It’s like a fiesta in your mouth, and who doesn’t love that?
  • Easy to Make: With just a few steps and ingredients, this Steak Fajita Rice Bowl comes together without any fuss. You’re basically marinating steak, grilling it, and throwing it on some rice. It’s that simple.
  • Versatile: Whether you’re meal-prepping for the week or hosting a casual dinner party, this dish is your go-to. It’s easily scalable and serves a crowd just as well as it serves one.
  • Healthy-ish: Yes, we have steak and seasoning, but look at the bright side: bell peppers, lime, avocado—these are wholesome ingredients that offer their own set of nutrients.
  • Family-Friendly: Let’s be honest, kids can be picky. But put something as universally loved as a Steak Fajita Rice Bowl in front of them, and watch it disappear.

What You Need To Make Steak Fajita Rice Bowl

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Grill

Ingredients You Need To Make Steak Fajita Rice Bowl

  • Flank Steak
  • Guacamole seasoning
  • Kosher salt
  • Limes
  • Olive oil
  • Bell peppers
  • Rice
  • Optional toppings: lime, cilantro, avocado

How To Make Steak Fajita Rice Bowl

  1. In a bowl mix the guacamole seasoning, salt, olive oil, and lime juice.
  2. Add the steak and make sure it’s well-coated with the seasoning mix.
  3. Cover the bowl and let it marinate for an hour.
  4. Preheat the grill to 400-450 degrees.
  5. Cook each side of the steak for approximately 5 minutes or until the internal temperature is to your liking.
  6. Remove the steak and let it rest for 10 minutes, then slice thinly.
  7. Cook the bell peppers on a griddle until they are lightly cooked/softened, which takes around 5-8 minutes.
  8. Assemble your bowl and enjoy!

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I Use Chicken Instead of Steak?

The recipe is specifically designed for steak, which has its own unique flavors and texture. If you want a chicken fajita rice bowl, the seasoning and cooking time may vary.

How Long Can I Keep It in the Fridge?

Stored properly in an airtight container, it should last for about 3 days. However, it’s so tasty that it’s unlikely to last that long!

Can I Make It Spicier?

The recipe is tailored for a balanced flavor, but if you like it hot, feel free to add some hot sauce or sliced jalapeños on top.

Do I Have to Use a Grill?

While grilling gives the steak a smoky flavor and beautiful grill marks, you can also cook the steak on a stovetop griddle if you don’t have access to a grill.

Steak Fajita Rice Bowl

Print Pin Rate
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • Flank Steak
  • 2 tbsp guacamole seasoning
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 limes juiced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 bell peppers sliced
  • *Rice cooked
  • *optional toppings lime, cilantro, avocado

Instructions

  • In a bowl mix the guac seasoning, salt, olive oil and lime juice.
  • Add the steak and make sure it’s covered well in the seasoning.
  • Cover the bowl and let sit for 1hr.
  • Heat the grill to 400-450 degrees.
  • Cook each side approx 5 minutes or until the internal temp is to your liking.
  • Remove, let sit for 10 minutes, slice thin.
  • Cook the bell peppers on a griddle until lightly cooked/softened (approx 5-8 mins) enjoy!
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Seriously, what’s not to love? The Steak Fajita Rice Bowl is the epitome of a dish that’s easy yet feels gourmet. It’s a perfect mid-week pick-me-up meal, or an easy but impressive dish to serve at casual get-togethers. Whether you’re a kitchen newbie or a seasoned chef, you’ll appreciate how unfussy yet delicious this dish is. I guarantee once you make it, it’ll become a regular feature in your meal rotation. And because it’s so customizable, you’ll never get bored. So, go ahead, give this recipe a try; your taste buds will thank you.

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