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Recipe for air fryer steak fajitas

Best Damn Air Fryer Steak Fajitas

  • Author: RecipeTeacher
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 13-15 min
  • Total Time: 25-30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings


Tender, juicy pieces of marinated steak with fresh bell peppers and onions. Seasoned with our homemade fajita seasonings, these air fryer steak fajitas are perfect for a weeknight meal.


  • 1lb – 1.25lbs Flank steak or Skirt Steak
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 onion, medium
  • 3 tbs vegetable oil
  • 2 tbs lime juice
  • 1 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1.5 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne (optional)


  1. In a large bowl or ziptop bag, add 2tbs vegetable oil, Worcestershire sauce, lime juice and whisk well. Then add the dry ingredients: chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, oregano, salt and pepper. Mix well to create marinade for steak. Set aside.
  2. Slice flank or skirt steak in half lengthwise, then against the grain into thin strips of about 1/4 inch thick. Add to marinade and cover bowl or seal bag. Marinate overnight for best results.
  3. Slice bell peppers and onions into thick slices. Set aside in a bowl and toss with remaining 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.
  4. Preheat air fryer for 5 min at 380°(F). When ready, add vegetables to basket or tray and air fry at 380°(F) for 8 minutes on air fry setting. When the 8 minutes are up, add the marinated steak and mix very well. Be sure the pieces of steak aren’t stuck together. Get the vegetables well coated with marinade. Air fry for an additional 5-7 minutes at 380°(F).
  5. Serve immediately on warm tortillas. Juices from bottom of pan or drip tray can be added for additional flavor and juiciness.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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