Jalapeño Lime Butter Steak Bowl

After a big cookout, use your leftover steak to create this tasty quick meal. Ready in only five minutes this meal is packed with flavor!

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Jalapeño Lime Butter Steak Bowl

Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 2 mins
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  • 1 cup Jalapeño Rice Cups
  • 1/2 cup leftover steak, sliced
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice


  • In just five short minutes you can enjoy this steak bowl dinner fit for a king (or queen!)

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions. 

    Step 2

  • In medium bowl, combine the leftover steak and butter. Microwave on High, for 60-90 secs or until heated through. 

    Step 3

  • Combine rice and lime juice with the steak and butter. Serve. 

    Recipe Tip

    Add chopped cilantro as garnish for an extra pop of flavor and color. 

Are Jalapeños Hot or Spicy?

Jalapeños are actually quite mild! Compared to cayenne peppers, you’ll find jalapeños are more subtle. You may be able to taste a bit of spice in them, but they are definitely at the lower end of spice levels, making them easy to eat!

How Long is Leftover Steak Good For?

As long as you keep your leftover steak refrigerated, it should be good to eat for the next 3-4 days. Then, it’s just a matter of reheating it and finding a delicious recipe to use it for. 

More Steak Recipes

If you’re looking for more ways to get the best out of your steak, we’ve got you covered with these delicious suggestions. This Grilled Steak and Brown Rice Salad Platter is a great way to mix the meaty with the leafy for a balanced meal. With chimichurri sauce atop the meat, and a rice salad with cherry tomatoes to go with it, you’ve got yourself a tasty and hearty dish!

Another way to make steak as tasty as ever is to add a sauce that everyone loves, and for that, you can’t go wrong with teriyaki! This Teriyaki Pepper Steak is an Asian-inspired meal that steak and peppers sit together in delicious teriyaki sauce upon a bed of rice.

For another recipe of delicious Asian flavors, try this Asian-Style Steak with Mushrooms and Jasmine Rice. With veggies, soy sauce, and apricot, this dish gives you plenty of flavor and makes sure your steak can be enjoyed to the max!

Recipes with Spice

Maybe you’re looking for something with more kick than mild jalapeños. If so, why not Learn How to Add Spicy Flavors to Your Meals? That way, you can turn up the heat in your dishes just by following a few simple tips and tricks!

For me meal inspiration made simple, see our quick tips.

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