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Air fryer beef fajitas

Air fryer beef fajitas – Tender juicy skirt steak with crispy fresh peppers to sweet roasted onions is what to expect from this air fried beef fajitas. They are my all time favorite Mexican foods. Serve this with tortillas and top it with cheese of your choice.

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Why you will love this beef fajitas air fryer recipe

It consists of perfectly stripped grilled beef with roasted bell peppers and onion.
Full of flavors and a delicious source of protein.
You can easily serve it as a low carb and keto-friendly meal.

Ingredients needed for beef fajitas

1 Ib steak
1 Yellow pepper
1 green pepper
1 red pepper
1 onion
Seasoning (paprika, turmeric, onion powder, garlic powder, and salt ).

How to cook beef fajitas in an air fryer?

1 Cut your steak into strips and your vegetables.

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2 Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 200C.
3 Put them in a large bowl and season with your dry seasoning.
4 In your air fryer basket, line it up with heavy-duty foil or use a pan if you have one. Firstly lay your veggies then the beef strips on top of the veggies. The foil or the pan is to keep the juices of the beef for serving on warm tortillas.

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5 Cook for 10 minutes at 200 C then stir using a fork to bring up the veggies. Cook for an additional 5 minutes and see if the beef has nicely browned and your veggies are soft but not burnt or dry. If it hasn’t reached this stage then you can cook for additional 5 minutes but check on it every 2 minutes or so for doneness.
6 Serve on warm tortillas.

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FAQ

How long to cook beef fajitas in the air fryer? You can cook beef fajitas for 15 to 20 minutes in the air fryer. The time will be influenced by how thick your beef strips are and also by the power of your air fryer. It might be well done at 15 minutes, if not then you can cook it for an additional 3 to 5 minutes.

Can you cook beef fajitas in an air fryer? Yes, you can definitely cook beef fajitas in an air fryer. It is super easy and quick.

How to cut the steak for juicy beef strips? The best way is to cut the steak against the grain of the muscle fibers. This way the meat will be tender and much easier to chew.

How to make beef fajitas tender? To make tender beef fajitas you can obtain this by cutting the steak against the grain and then also marinating your beef strips with soy sauces and other spices. Let it rest for about 2 hours before you put it in the air fryer.

Which cut of the beef is best for fajitas? Best cut of the beef for fajitas will have to be the skirt steak. The meat is lean and observes flavors with less fat in it. 

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Notes

Please the peppers and onion under the beef for the first 10 minutes of cooking to avoid having them burn before the beef is well cooked.

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Air fryer beef fajitas

Tender juicy skirt steak with crispy fresh peppers to sweet roasted onions is what to expect from this air fryer beef fajitas. They are my all time favorite maxican foods. Serve this with tortilas and top it with cheese of your choice.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 356 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 IB steak
  • 1 onion Use half only
  • 1 green pepper Use half only
  • 1 red pepper Use half only
  • 1 Yellow pepper Use half only
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cut your steak into strips and your vegetables.
  • Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 200C
  • Put them in a large bowl and season with your dry seasoning
  • In your air fryer basket, line it up with heavy-duty foil or use a pan if you have one. Firstly lay your veggies then the beef strips on top of the veggies. The foil or the pan is to keep the juices of the beef for serving on warm tortillas.
  • Cook for 10 minutes at 200 C then stir using a fork to bring up the veggies. Cook for an additional 5 minutes and see if the beef has nicely browned and your veggies are soft but not burnt or dry. If it hasn't reached this stage then you can cook for additional 5 minutes but check on it every 2 minutes or so for doneness
  • Serve on warm tortillas
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