Cajun Style Steak
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Kick up the flavor at your next cookout, or when you treat yourself to steaks next! All the fabulous Cuban flavors mixed together into a delicious marinade. The acidity of this marinade helps soften the steak and infuse flavors deep into the meat, ensuring a delicious steak for dinner!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 1/2 - lb(s) sirloin steak
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 - cup(s) orange juice
  • 2 - Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 - Tbsp canola oil
  • 2 - Tbsp steak seasoning
  • 2 - tsp dried oregano
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • Garnish: - sliced oranges**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - black beans**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the orange juice, lime juice, canola oil, steak seasoning, dried oregano, and ground cumin.
  2. Place the flank steak in baking dish and pour the prepared marinade over the top. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the fridge overnight, ideally.
  3. Cook the rice, as directed.
  4. Heat a large skillet or grill pan on the stovetop, then sear both sides of the marinated steak for 30 seconds each side. Pour a little of the marinade on top, then flip and pour a little more over the top. Sear-saute for 1 to 2 more minutes per side, until cooked to your liking. Discard extra marinade.
  5. Let rest for a few minutes, then slice against the grain and garnish with sliced oranges.
  6. Warm the black beans.
  7. Serve Cajun Style Steak with rice and black beans.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together 2 cups orange juice, 4 Tbsp lime juice, 4 Tbsp canola oil, 4 Tbsp steak seasoning, 4 tsp dried oregano, and 2 tsp ground cumin.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lb. sirloin steak
  • Half of the prepared marinade

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet or grill pan and searing and grilling as directed. Discard excess marinade.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Cajun Style Steak

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and cook in skillet or on grill pan. Sear both sides, then pour over some marinade, then cook to your liking. Discard excess marinade.
Serve with rice and black beans.

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