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Grilled Sirloin with Chili-Beer Barbecue Sauce

 Grilled Sirloin with Chili-Beer Barbecue Sauce
Tender steak is treated to a tangy barbecue sauce that’s so tasty. Cayenne pepper and chili powder add a hint of heat that gives it extra pizzazz. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
8 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Grill: 20 min.


  • 1-1/2 cups beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 beef top sirloin steaks (1-1/2 pounds each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • In a small saucepan, combine the first ten ingredients. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes or until
  • thickened. Set aside 3/4 cup and keep warm.
  • Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. Grill steaks, covered, over
  • medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 9-13 minutes on each
  • side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat
  • thermometer should read 145°; medium 160°; well-done
  • 170°), basting occasionally with remaining sauce. Slice meat and

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Grilled Sirloin with Chili-Beer Barbecue Sauce (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • serve with reserved sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 5 ounces cooked steak with about 1 tablespoon sauce equals 263 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 807 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 37 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.