Zippy Sirloin Steak

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
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
Zippy Sirloin Steak Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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)


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Rub over both sides of beef. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Grill beef, covered, over medium heat on a greased grill rack 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 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°). Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition 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.