spicy air fryer steak with jalapenos and onions - served on a white plate with baked potato and sautéed vegetables

Spicy Air Fryer Steak - Foolproof Steak Recipe

Looking for an easy and delicious steak dinner? This air fryer steak recipe is perfect for you! With just a few simple ingredients, you can have a spicy and flavorful meal that everyone will love. The best part is, this recipe is so quick and easy to prepare that you'll be able to have dinner on the table in no time at all.


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  • 0.5 to 1 lb of sirloin steak
  • 1 lime
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 packet of Sazon
  • Fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of Very Muy Rico hot sauce



  • Start by cutting the steak into ¾ inch pieces and placing them into a large bowl.
  • Slice the jalapeno and julianne the yellow onion then add to the bowl.
  • Juice 1 lime into the bowl, drizzle with olive oil, add the spices, add some fresh cilantro then mix everything in the bowl very well.
  • Cover and refrigerate the mixture for at least 1 hour to let the flavors come together.
  • Prep your air fryer with oil spray then load the mixture into the air fryer.
  • Air fry at 400 degrees for 7 minutes and then give it a little mix.
  • Air fry for another 3 to 5 minutes at 400 degrees.
  • While the air fryer is going, get a small saucepan and add the butter and minced garlic. Turn on medium heat and cook for about 5 minutes. 
  • Once the steak is done, transfer it from the air fryer to a clean bowl. Drizzle the garlic butter on top as well as some fresh cilantro and mix well. 
  • Serve with your favorite sides or make some amazing quesadillas!
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