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Sesame Sirloin Steak

 Sesame Sirloin Steak
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
2 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.


  • 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)


  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 5 ounces cooked steak equals 456 calories, 26 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 1,964 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 38 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.