Lemon-Garlic Sirloin

Lemon-Garlic Sirloin Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Sirloin is readily available in the meat section, but for a thicker portion, such as the one called for in this recipe, check with your butcher to see if you'll need to preorder it.


Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Chill: 5 Hours
Broil: 15 Minutes
Bake: 35 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes


1 (1 1/4-inch-thick) boneless beef top sirloin steak (about 2 to 2 1/2 lb.)
2 garlic cloves, pressed
2 tablespoons lemon zest
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


1. Trim steak, if necessary. Combine garlic and next 4 ingredients; rub over steak. Place steak in a large, shallow dish or 2-qt. zip-top plastic freezer bag. Cover or seal, and chill at least 5 hours or up to 8 hours.

2. Remove steak from marinade, discarding marinade. Place steak in a heavy-duty aluminum foil-lined jelly-roll pan.

3. Broil 6 inches from heat 15 minutes; reduce oven temperature to 375°, and bake 30 to 35 minutes or to desired degree of doneness. Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley.