Spicy Sweet Steaks and Onions

Spicy-Sweet Steaks and Onions


How does tender steaks rubbed with brown sugar and chili powder served with caramelized onions sound good for dinner? Sweet.


  • 2 beef Sirloin Tip Center Steaks, cut 1-inch thick (about 8 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups thinly sliced sweet onions
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons hot chili powder


  1. Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions; cook 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  2. Combine brown sugar and chili powder; press evenly onto beef Sirloin Tip Center Steaks. Place steaks in same skillet over medium heat; cook 14 to 15 minutes for medium rare (145°F) doneness, turning occasionally. (Do not overcook.) Remove steaks; keep warm.
  3. Return onions to skillet. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through and browned bits attached to bottom of skillet are dissolved.
  4. Carve steaks into thin slices; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Serve with onions.