Grilled Steak with Caper-Herb Sauce

Grilled Steak with Caper-Herb Sauce Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Rose Nguyen
Serve a simple steak dinner with grilled garlic bread to soak up every last drop of the flavorful caper-herb sauce.


4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak and about 1 tablespoon sauce)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 194
Fat 13 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Monofat 7.3 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 16.3 g
Carbohydrate 2.4 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Iron 3.5 mg
Sodium 295 mg
Calcium 45 mg


1 (1-pound) boneless sirloin steak
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray
1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
1 cup basil leaves
2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon capers
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 canned anchovy fillet, chopped


1. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

2. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper. Place steak on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side. Let stand 10 minutes.

3. Combine parsley and remaining ingredients in a food processor; process until blended. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Serve with sauce.

Grilled garlic bread: Grill 4 slices French bread 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Brush each slice with 1 teaspoon olive oil; rub with halved garlic clove.


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Jackie Mills, MS, RD,

Cooking Light

May 2009
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