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One Skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas Recipe for Two

One skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas

These One Skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas are easy, perfectly seasoned, and delicious with tender, juicy, sizzling Ribeye steak, bell peppers and onions, and drizzled with a squeeze of lime juice.

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This recipe cooks in one skillet and is ready in just 15 minutes. This dish makes a great lunch, dinner, or impressive date night meal for two.

A fajita in Tex-Mex cuisine is any grilled meat that is served like a taco on a flour or corn tortilla. The term originally referred to skirt steak, the cut of beef first used in the dish.

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Fajitas can also be made with chicken, pork, shrimp, lamb, salmon, other types of fish, and other cuts of beef, as well as vegetables instead of meat.

Popular condiments include shredded lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, pico de gallo, shredded cheese, refried beans, and diced tomatoes. You can read more about Fajitas here.

How to make One Skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas:

Cut the onion and bell peppers into strips.

red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, green onion, and white onion sliced on a cutting board

Dice the green onion.

Heat the oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Click here for a cast iron skillet.

Season the Ribeye steak with a little of the fajita seasoning on both sides.

ribeye steak seasoned with fajita seasoning

Cook the steaks in the skillet about 3 – 5 minutes on each side, or until it is done to your liking. Transfer the steak to a cutting board and set aside to rest.

ribeye steak cooking in a cast iron skillet

Place the bell peppers and onions in the skillet. Stir-fry for about 5 minutes, or until tender-crisp.

bell peppers and onions cooking in a cast iron skillet

Add the water to the skillet. Sprinkle in the fajita seasoning and salt. Stir and combine all together until sauce thickens.

Turn off the heat. Drizzle lime over the cooked fajita mixture. Stir to incorporate.

Sprinkle with cilantro.

Slice the Ribeye steak into strips and add back into the pan.

ribeye steak sliced on a cutting board

Garnish with lime and green onions if desired.

Serve with the fajita tortillas.

One skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas Recipe for Two

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One Skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas

One Skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas

These One Skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas are easy, perfectly seasoned, and delicious with tender, juicy, sizzling Ribeye steak, bell peppers and onions, and drizzled with a squeeze of lime juice. This recipe cooks in one skillet and is ready in just 15 minutes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 8 oz Ribeye steak
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 1 oz package Fajita seasoning, or homemade fajita seasoning
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 Tablespoon dried cilantro
  • 4 - 5 Fajita Tortillas
  • Lime (for garnish - optional)
  • 1 green onion (for garnish - optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut the onion and bell peppers into strips. Dice the green onion.
  2. Heat the oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Click for a cast iron skillet.
  3. Season the Ribeye steak with a little of the fajita seasoning on both sides.
  4. Cook the steaks in the skillet about 3 – 5 minutes on each side, or until it is done to your liking. Transfer the steak to a cutting board and set aside to rest.
  5. Place the bell peppers and onions in the skillet. Stir-fry for about 5 minutes, or until tender-crisp.
  6. Add the water to the skillet. Sprinkle in the fajita seasoning and salt. Stir and combine all together until sauce thickens.
  7. Turn off the heat. Drizzle lime over the cooked fajita mixture. Stir to incorporate.
  8. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  9. Slice the Ribeye steak into strips and add back into the pan.
  10. Garnish with lime and green onions if desired. Serve with the fajita tortillas.

Notes

  • Fajitas can also be made with chicken, pork, shrimp, lamb, salmon, other types of fish, and other cuts of beef, as well as vegetables instead of meat.
  • Popular condiments include shredded lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, pico de gallo, shredded cheese, refried beans, and diced tomatoes.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 554 Saturated Fat: 8g Cholesterol: 69mg Sodium: 1621mg Carbohydrates: 49g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 9g Protein: 29g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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