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Cumin Rubbed Steak

Russ Myers


A rub of cumin, chili powder, sugar, and paprika gives grilled steak a smoky, spicy, and slightly sweet flavor.


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6 Servings
15 Min
20 Min


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2 tsp
brown sugar
2 tsp
paprika, optional
1 tsp
garlic pepper seasoning
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
ground oregano
1/2 tsp
onion powder
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
ground thyme
2 lb
boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 1- inch thick
2 lb
or boneless steak (your choice)

How to Make Cumin Rubbed Steak


  • 1In small bowl, stir together brown sugar, paprika, garlic pepper, cumin, oregano, onion powder, salt, and thyme.

    Make shallow diagonal slashes in both directions on both sides of steak. Rub steak evenly on both sides with seasoning mixture.

    Cover; set aside.
  • 2Heat grill to medium direct heat. Place steak on grill rack. Grill, covered, 5 to 8 minutes per side or until desired doneness.

    Let stand 3 to 5 minutes before serving.

    Cut steak into thin slices and serve with grilled onion and bell pepper kabobs, if desired.

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About Cumin Rubbed Steak

Course/Dish: Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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