Citrus Steaks Recipe
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Citrus Steaks Recipe

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Brighten up those cold winter nights with a burst of citrus! Clementines and beef make a delicious pairing in this special dinner for two.
Recommended: 32 Super Steak Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 beef top sirloin steaks (5 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 clementines, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine or reduced-sodium beef broth
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 311 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein.


  1. Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook steaks in oil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°).
  2. Meanwhile, combine the clementines, onion and walnuts; set aside. Remove steaks and keep warm.
  3. Add wine or broth to the skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 2 tablespoons. Spoon over steaks. Serve with clementine mixture and rice if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Steaks in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p41

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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

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becca2468 User ID: 5673547 155193
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2011

"I changed this a little. Left out the onions. Didn't have clementines, used oranges insted. Didn't have walnuts used peacans insted. I put the peacans and the oranges in with the broth. Then poured over the steaks. Yum! I might cook the steaks in the broth next time :)"

kaye1234 User ID: 5108622 155192
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2011

"good. and light.. loved the toasted walnuts.. would add some citrus orange to it.."

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