Spicy Sirloin Steak with Chipotle Sauce

Serve the steak with polenta or Creamy Spinach Mashed Potatoes, to soak up the spicy chipotle sauce.


4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak and about 3 tablespoons chipotle sauce)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 192
Caloriesfromfat 37 %
Fat 7.8 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Protein 23.3 g
Carbohydrate 6.2 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 374 mg
Calcium 27 mg


1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound top sirloin steak, trimmed
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup less-sodium beef broth, divided
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce, minced
1 tablespoon canned adobo sauce
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour


1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; rub evenly over steak.

2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add steak; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steak from pan, and keep warm.

3. Combine 3/4 cup broth and next 3 ingredients; add to pan, and cook 4 minutes, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.

4. Combine flour and remaining 1/4 cup broth, stirring with a whisk. Add to pan; cook 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Serve with chipotle sauce.