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Recipe: Sirloin Steak with Fajita Spiced Peppers

by Chris Kresser

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A fast lunch or dinner meal, this dish can be served with fried sweet potatoes, or a simple green salad.

Type of dish: Lunch, Dinner
Equipment: Stove top grill or sauté pan
Servings: Serves 2

Ingredients:

For the Fajita Spiced Peppers:

  • 3 bell peppers of assorted colors, seeded and cored
  • 1 ½ TB traditional fat of choice
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne

For the Sirloin Steak:

  • two 8 oz sirloin steaks, about 2 ½
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • black pepper
  • cilantro leaves for garnish

Directions:

The Fajita Spiced Peppers:

  1. Slice the bell peppers into ¼” thick slices
  2. Heat the fat in a skillet over medium heat
  3. Add the bell pepper strips, all spices, and salt
  4. Cook over medium, stirring once a minute or more if necessary for even cooking, about 12 min.

The Sirloin Steak:

  1. Rub with olive oil
  2. Heat the grill or sauté pan to a high heat
  3. Cook the steaks (don’t add salt as this tends to make the meat sweat) according to preference:
  4. Rare: 1½ minutes each side
  5. Medium rare: 2 minutes each side
  6. Medium: 2¼ minutes each side
  7. Medium-well done: 2½ – 3 minutes each side.
  8. Add salt, pepper, and top with Fajita Spiced Peppers
  9. Garnish with cilantro leaves.

Enjoy!

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