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Chili-Rubbed Steak & Bread Salad Recipe

Chili-Rubbed Steak & Bread Salad Recipe

We love skirt steak in our house. To make it a meal, I created a ranch-inspired bread salad with the best flavor combinations - creamy, tangy, sweet and fresh. — Devon Delaney, Westport, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + standing Grill: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1 inch thick and 1-1/4 pounds)
  • 2 cups cubed multigrain bread
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 3 large tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium cucumber, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced

Directions

  • 1. Mix chili powder, brown sugar, salt and pepper; rub over steak. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, toss bread cubes with oil. In a large skillet, toast bread over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned, stirring frequently. In a small bowl, whisk salad dressing, horseradish and mustard.
  • 3. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 4. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, onion and toasted bread. Add 1/2 cup dressing mixture; toss to coat. Slice steak; serve with salad and remaining dressing. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 434 calories, 30 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 682 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.