Chili Lime Steak Bites – Sirloin Steak Bites tossed in a chili lime sauce and seared to a wonderfully tender perfection. Effortless, 15 minute recipe packed with AMAZING flavors!
Dear friends, if it’s been a whole week of tiring Christmas shopping and take out dinners, consider celebrating this Friday with the most amazing Chili Lime Steak Bites!
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HOW TO MAKE CHILI LIME STEAK BITES
This is a very quick recipe that packs plenty of flavors with only a handful of ingredients including; sirloin steak, seasonings, honey, chili paste, and lime.
- First, we are going to toss cubes of sirloin steak in a zesty sauce of chili paste, honey and seasonings.
- Then, we will heat up a cast iron skillet until sizzling hot and cook the steak bites for just a few minutes.
- Lastly, we are going to add fresh lime juice and lime zest to the hot pan; mix it around AND then WE EAT!
WHAT TO SERVE WITH STEAK BITES
- You can serve these steak bites with a side of my Garlic Parmesan Sugar Snap Peas, alongside my Instant Pot Mashed Cauliflower with Garlic and Chives.
MORE STEAK RECIPES
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Chili Lime Steak Bites
- 1 pound top sirloin steak, cubed
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons chili paste (add more if you like it spicier)
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 limes, zested and juiced
- Cut the steak into 1/2-inch cubes.
- Place the steak cubes in a mixing bowl; season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder and stir to coat the steak bites.
- Add chili paste and honey to the steak bites; stir until well coated.
- Heat a 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.
- Hold your hand 6 inches above the skillet, and when you can feel the heat, add the olive oil and swirl it around.
- Add steak bites to the hot skillet in a single layer. If it doesn't sizzle, the skillet is not hot enough.
- Sear the steak bites for 1 minute - do not move them around.
- Using tongs, flip the steak bites over.
- Continue to sear for a minute longer, or until done.
- Transfer steak bites to a plate; set aside.
- Add the lime zest and lime juice to the hot skillet and stir to combine; pour the lime sauce over the steak bites.