Sweet and Spicy Steak Recipe

Read Reviews
5 1 1
Publisher Photo
The flavors of molasses and cayenne pepper blend beautifully in this steak stir-fry.—Marie Walter, Kaycee, Wyoming
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
Quick Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 bunches green onions with tops
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 255 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 460 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein.


  1. Cut onions into 3-in. pieces; cut white portion in half lengthwise. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry beef in oil for 4-5 minutes. Add onions, molasses, salt and cayenne. Stir-fry for 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sweet and Spicy Steak in Country Woman September/October 1998, p35

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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

Reviews for Sweet and Spicy Steak

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

"Tried this recipe for dinner tonight. We really liked it and wouldn't change a thing."

Loading Image