Zippy Sirloin Steak Recipe
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Zippy Sirloin Steak Recipe

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This so-simple spice rub is how I add smoky flavor and a nice texture to sirloin tip steak. — Lisa Finnegan, Forked River, New Jersey
Featured In: 52 Date Night Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 beef sirloin tip steak (1-1/2 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked beef: 160 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 512mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Rub over both sides of beef. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill beef, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Zippy Sirloin Steak in Healthy Cooking December/January 2013, p85

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

"delicious !!"

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