Grilled Sirloin with Anchovy-Lemon Butter and Broccoli Rabe


This savory Grilled Sirloin with Anchovy-Lemon Butter and fresh and flavorful Broccoli Rabe is special enough for a dinner party, but fast enough for a weeknight meal. It’s to the table in 20 minutes.


Yield: Serves 4



•   Cooking spray

•  1 (1-pound) boneless sirloin steak

•  1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided

•  3/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

•  2 tablespoons unsalted butter

•  1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind, divided

•  1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

•  1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste

•  1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

•  1/4 cup presliced onion

•  2 garlic cloves, sliced

•  1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

•  1/2 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth

•  8 ounces broccoli rabe (rapini), cut into 1-inch pieces



1.  Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat; coat with cooking spray. Sprinkle steak with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add steak to pan; cook for 3 minutes on each side. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut steak across grain into thin slices.

2.  Place butter in a bowl. Microwave at HIGH 10 seconds. Add 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 teaspoon rind, juice, and anchovy paste; stir until combined. Set aside.

3.  Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. Add onion; sauté 2 minutes. Add garlic and red pepper; sauté 30 seconds. Stir in broth and rabe; bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in remaining rind and salt.

4.  Place 3 ounces steak and 1/2 cup rabe on each of 4 plates. Top each steak with 1 1/2 teaspoons butter.

Laura Zapalowski, Cooking Light

MARCH 2012


Source: CookingLight