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Strip Steaks with Mango Salsa Recipe

Strip Steaks with Mango Salsa Recipe

Carrots add beautiful color and texture to this very flavorful mango salsa, which is served over well-seasoned New York strips. This tasty dish, created by our Test Kitchen, will make you star of the cookout!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped peeled mango
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 5 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 4 boneless beef top loin steaks (8 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. Place 1/2 in. of water in a small saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and cool.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the mango, avocado, red pepper, lime juice, cilantro, salt, cumin and carrots. Refrigerate until serving.
  • 3. Sprinkle taco seasoning over both sides of steaks. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Serve with mango salsa. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Top loin steak may be labeled as strip steak, Kansas City steak, New York strip steak, ambassador steak or boneless club steak in your region.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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