Thyme Lemon Sirloins
We love to serve steaks when friends drop by...and have found that the tangy lemon herb rub in this recipe really livens up the taste buds.—Suzanne Whitaker, Knoxville, Tennessee
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 4 boneless beef top sirloin steaks (about 2 pounds and 1 inch thick)
- In a small bowl, combine the lemon zest, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper. Set aside 1 tablespoon seasoning mixture for steaks. In a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in lemon juice and remaining seasoning mixture. Set aside and keep warm.
- Rub steaks with reserved seasoning mixture. Grill steaks, uncovered, over medium heat for 8-12 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°). Serve with reserved butter sauce.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 341 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 141mg cholesterol, 299mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 43g protein.
Originally published as Thyme Lemon Sirloins in Taste of Home February/March 2004