Mexican Salsa Steak

Mexican Salsa Steak

Char-grilled steak served with yellow pepper, red onion, tomato, cucumber, mustard, and coriander salsa.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 18 mins

Yield: 4 x approx. 3 oz grilled steaks

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  • 1 small cucumber, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, peeled and diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 4 Tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp seeded prepared mustard
  • 4 lean beef steaks, such as boneless trimmed top sirloin (3.5 oz each)
  • 2 tsp canola oil


Combine ingredients to make salsa. Chill.

Brush steak with a little oil to stop surface drying out and sticking to cooking surface.

Cook on a hot barbecue plate or grill until well sealed before turning (about 2 to 3 minutes each side for boneless cuts, 3 to 4 minutes each side for bone-in cuts), using the juices which appear on uncooked side as an indication when steak is ready to turn.

For rare, remove immediately after sealing. For medium or well done, move to cooler part of barbecue or reduce heat to medium/low and continue cooking about 2 to 3 minutes each side for medium, 4 to 5 minutes each side for well done.

Test steak to see if it is cooked to your liking by pressing with tongs rather than cutting it. Cover and rest about 2 minutes before serving to retain juiciness.


Can serve with salsa and roasted potato wedges.

Recommended Cuts:

Boneless Steak: Sirloin (New York cut), rib eye, rump (including eye, center cut and tip), fillet, round eye medallion, blade, or topside.

Bone-in Steak: Blade, T-bone, rib, or sirloin (Porterhouse).

Serving suggestions and varied steaks are not included in the nutritional analysis.

Thanks to Meat & Livestock Australia

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 184 cals
Kilojoules 768 kJ
Fat 6.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Sodium 75 mg
Carbohydrates 7.7 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Total Sugars 3.2 g
Protein 23.3 g
Calcium 49.0 mg
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