Steak Fajita Rice Bowls

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 25 min
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


Steak fajita rice bowls are so simple to make and can be made many different ways. These quick and delicious steak fajita bowls are made with steak, cilantro-lime rice, caramelized peppers and onions, black beans and avocado, but you could add guacamole, sour cream, tomatoes or serve with brown rice or quinoa! They are so versatile!



  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter
  • 1 center cut sirloin steak (around 1 lb.)
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 lime

For the Fajita Seasoning

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • a pinch of ground black pepper


  • To a large baggie, add the cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt and pepper. Mix together well.
  • Sprinkle the fajita seasoning on both sides of the steak, and allow it to come to room temperature (should sit out of the refrigerator for about 30 minutes)
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Add thinly sliced peppers and onion and cook for 6-8 minutes, or until softened to your liking.
  • Remove the peppers and onions and set them aside.
  • Add the tablespoon of butter and allow it to melt, then sear the steak for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until it reaches your desired doneness.
  • Let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing thinly.
  • Serve on rice with your choice of toppings.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice over the entire bowl.

  • Category: dinner
  • Method: skillet

Keywords: fajita, rice bowl, rice, steak, beef