Chili-Marinated Steaks with Cilantro Cream

Tuesday, May 20th 2008, 12:31 pm
By: News 9

Chili-Marinated Steaks with Cilantro Cream
25 to 35 minutes

4 beef eye round steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 4 ounces each)
2/3 cup prepared Italian dressing
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 cup dairy sour cream
1. Combine dressing, 2 tablespoons cilantro and chili powder in small bowl. Combine sour cream, remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro and 1 tablespoon dressing mixture in another small bowl; season with salt, as desired. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
2. Place beef steaks and remaining dressing mixture in food-safe plastic bag; turn steaks to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
3. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 15 to 19 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning occasionally. (Do not overcook.)
4. Carve steaks into thin slices; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Serve with cilantro sour cream mixture.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information per serving: 258 calories; 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 73 mg cholesterol; 314 mg sodium; 2 g carbohydrate; 0.2 g fiber; 26 g protein; 4.7 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 1.4 mcg vitamin B12; 2.2 mg iron; 28.4 mcg selenium; 4.3 mg zinc.