Oven Broiled Sirloin Steak - THE GRAPE

Easy Sirloin Steak Recipe with Paired Wines

This Week In Food & Wine: Oven Broiled Sirloin Steak Recipe

The sirloin cuts of steaks are one of the most common and least expensive steaks available that can provide delicious flavor. However, they do tend to be overlooked because of their sensitivity to being easily overcooked. Well good news friends, weÍre going to give you a grape recipe for savory sirloin steaks paired with their ideal complementing wines! LetÍs start there first, as this will surely lighten the mood and make cooking more delightful for the chef. The three varietals or types of wines that will complement this meal the best are a Merlot, Zinfandel or Cabernet Sauvignon. And now that you have your chosen glass, let us proceed with our sirloin steak recipe dish!

 

Ingredients

1. 1-2 pounds of sirloin steak approximately an inch to an inch and a quarter thick.
2. Two teaspoons of olive oil, ground pepper, and salt.

 

Cooking Directions

1. First pre-heat your oven on the broiler setting.
2. Second, roll aluminum foil into a snake like stop to keep the oven door open. This is done so that the broiler will not turn off if it gets to hot.
3. Next brush your sirloin steaks with the olive oil and then salt and pepper them
4. For precautionary measures place a drip pan or a sheet of aluminum foil on the bottom rack to catch all the run off juices of the steaks.
5. Place another rack directly above this rack and put your steaks directly on the rack.
6. YouÍre going to cook the steaks in this location for approximately eight minutes.
7. At the eight-minute point flip the steaks and cook for another eight minutes.
8. Lastly, remove the steaks and let rest for about three to five minutes.

Once this is done these sirloin steaks should have a medium finish and be ready for consumption. Adjust the above times for ideal savoriness should you like them more or less done. Saut_ed vegetables and wild rice would round out the dish for completeness.

 

Our Grape Certified Wine Suggestions:

Blackstone Winery Merlot ($12.00)
Tasting Notes: Smokey and plummy with a steady finish.

Amalaya Malbec Red Blend ($15)

Tasting Notes: Strawberries, raspberries and ripe fruit with touch of pepper and spices aromas. In mouth, flavors of red fruit, spice and hints of vanilla from aging in French oak. Round, soft tannins lead to a delicate, lingering finish.

Rancho Zabaco Heritage Vines Zinfandel ($17)
Tasting Notes: Smooth fruitful flavors of spices, black currant fruit, black cherry, ground pepper and roasted herbs offer a rustic and structured finish.

Antiguas Reservas Cabernet Sauvignon ($15)
Tasting Notes: A fruit forward red wine with tobacco, dark chocolate, menthol and herb flavorings. Soft acidity with subtly dry tannins gives constraint to the finish.

 

We here at THEGRAPE.com hope this recipe and its wine pairings were helpful. If you have any more helpful cooking tips or wine suggestions please feel free to share!

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