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Spice-Rubbed New York Strip with Avocado-Lime Salsa

Photo: Marcus Nilsson; Styling: Tiziana Agnello
Hands-on time 26 mins
Total time 26 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 3 ounces steak and 1/4 cup salsa)
Serve with Herbed Corn Muffins and Quick Chilled Pea Soup.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped seeded serrano chile
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 (8-ounce) New York strip steaks, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • Herbed Corn Muffins
  • Quick Chilled Pea Soup

Nutrition Information

  • calories 284
  • fat 17.4 g
  • satfat 4.1 g
  • monofat 10.1 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 25.8 g
  • carbohydrate 6.7 g
  • fiber 4.1 g
  • cholesterol 68 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 361 mg
  • calcium 34 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to high heat.

  2. Place first 6 ingredients in a bowl; gently stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.

  3. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, cumin, and next 4 ingredients (through cinnamon) in a bowl; rub spice mixture over both sides of steaks. Place steaks on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 5 minutes; cut across the grain into thin slices. Serve with salsa.

Cook's Notes

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