Grilled Sirloin with Chili-Beer Barbecue Sauce
Total TimePrep: 40 min. Grill: 20 min.
- 1-1/2 cups beer or nonalcoholic beer
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 3/4 cup chili sauce
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
- 2 beef top sirloin steaks (1-1/2 pounds each)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- In a small saucepan, combine the first 10 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes or until thickened. Set aside 3/4 cup and keep warm.
- Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. Grill steaks, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 9-13 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium 140°; medium-well, 145°), basting occasionally with remaining sauce. Slice meat and serve with reserved sauce.
Nutrition Facts5 ounces cooked steak with about 1 tablespoon sauce: 263 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 807mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 37g protein.
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Jul 12, 2014
Absolutely loved this! Forgot to baste with the sauce during grilling, so ended up pouring sauce over all of the steak during plating...but still so wonderful. I think this would be good with flat iron or another cut of steak as well.
Sep 26, 2011
This was so incredibly good! I didn't have soy sauce so I subbed one tablespoon of Hoisin Sauce. This was sooo good I used what was left on boneless/skinless chicken thighs cut into bite size pieces, shook in cornstarch, then pan fried in a combination of olive and canola oils. Drained them on papertowels then put them in a large bowl and tossed them with the rest of this sauce. Served it over rice and my husband and two boys said to definitely make again!! This is a versatile sauce that can be used many ways! Also, I couldn't find just one bottle of beer, but I found Kroger carries individual bottles of beer for sale and I used Icehouse.