Sesame Sirloin Steak Recipe
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Sesame Sirloin Steak Recipe

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The first time I tried this recipe was years ago when we were going to my in-laws for a Mother's Day dinner. We've made a few adjustments to the original recipe, only improving on the great taste. -Paulette Barnett, Guelph, Ontario
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash to 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 3/4 pound beef top sirloin steak (about 3/4 inch thick)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 456 calories, 26g fat (6g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 1964mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 38g protein.


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the soy sauce, sesame seeds, garlic, oil, brown sugar, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Pierce steak on both sides with a fork; place in the bag. Seal and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill the steak, covered, over medium heat for 7-9 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Sirloin Steak in Reminisce July/August 2003, p49

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Anniemae418 User ID: 4811974 205566
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2013

"This was so good! My husband and kids were raving about it. The marinade makes the meat tender and has a great flavor."

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 48152
Reviewed May. 11, 2010

"Sesame sirloin steak is a simple, easy meal to make and one my family simply loves. We make it whenever we have all the ingredients and it's definitely a keeper."

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