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Chocolate-Chipotle Sirloin Steak Recipe

Chocolate-Chipotle Sirloin Steak Recipe

Looking to do something a little different with grilled sirloin? Add a smoky heat and chocolaty rich color with this easy 5-ingredient rub. —Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min.+ chilling Grill: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak


  • 1. Place the first five ingredients in a blender; cover and process until blended. Rub over beef. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. Grill beef, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked beef equals 246 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 477 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 37 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 5 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.