Spice-Rubbed New York Strip with Avocado-Lime Salsa

Delicious or No ?

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped seeded serrano chile
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 (8-ounce) New York strip steaks, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • Herbed Corn Muffins
  • Quick Chilled Pea Soup

Directions:

  1. Preheat grill to high heat.
  2. Place first 6 ingredients in a bowl; gently stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  3. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, cumin, and next 4 ingredients (through cinnamon) in a bowl; rub spice mixture over both sides of steaks. Place steaks on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 5 minutes; cut across the grain into thin slices. Serve with salsa.

Yields: Serves 4 (serving size: 3 ounces steak and 1/4 cup salsa)

Prep: 26 minutes

Total: 26 minutes