Instant Pot Easy Steak Fajitas

Instant Pot Steak Fajitas on a plate with guacamole

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Take the work out of fajitas by cooking the meat, peppers, and onions all in the same pot.  Prepare all your toppings while it cooks for a quick and easy meal!



For the Marinade

For the Peppers and Onions


  1. Place the marinade ingredients and flank steak in a ziplock bag or storage container and lightly shake to combine all of the seasonings.  
  2. Store in refrigerator overnight for the best flavor, making sure that the steak is immersed in the marinade.  
  3. After meat has marinated, pour all of the bag’s contents into the pressure cooker pot. Arrange the steak so it is in a flat layer on the bottom of the pot as much as possible.  
  4. Place a large piece of foil on the counter.  To the middle of the foil add the peppers and onions. Drizzle with lime juice and soy sauce and season liberally with salt and pepper.  
  5. Fold the foil over the peppers and onions to form a packet. Place a trivet on top of the steak and place the foil packet on top.
  6. Secure the lid and turn pressure release knob to a sealed position.  Cook at high pressure for 8 minutes.
  7. When cooking is complete, use a 5-minute natural release then release any remaining pressure.
  8. Remove packet of onions and peppers.  Carefully pour the liquid from the foil down the sink.  Set aside.
  9. To serve, place a few slices of meat onto a warm tortilla, top with peppers and onions, and other desired toppings like guacamole, sour cream, and salsa.

Freezer Instructions

  1. Label a freezer safe Ziploc bag with the recipe name, date, and contents.  Add steak and marinade ingredients to the bag and seal shut.
  2. Put the bag inside a pressure cooker pot and press the meat out so it’s flat on the bottom of the pot.  
  3. Freeze inside pressure cooker pot until solid, then remove the bag from the pot and place back in the freezer until ready to use.
  4. When ready to cook, place the contents of the bag into the pressure cooker pot.  Cook at high pressure for 12 minutes then proceed with the rest of the directions above.


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