Grilled Southwest Steaks With Spicy Corn Salsa

This is where fresh flavor meets quality beef for a kickin’ cookout favorite!

Makes: 4 Servings

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: Up to 30 Minutes


  • 2 Star Ranch Angus® boneless beef chuck shoulder steaks, cut ¾ inch thick (8 to 10 ounces each)
  • ½ cup prepared sweet barbecue sauce
  • 3 tablespoons minced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 medium jalapeño peppers, minced
  • 1 cup frozen corn


  1. Combine barbecue sauce, onion, cilantro and peppers in small bowl. Cover and refrigerate ¼ cup for salsa. Place beef steaks and remaining barbecue sauce mixture in food-safe plastic bag; turn steaks to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator for 6 hours, turning occasionally.
  2. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 9 to 12 minutes) for medium-rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile combine corn and reserved ¼ cup marinade in small bowl; season with salt, as desired. Set aside.
  4. Carve steaks into thin slices; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Serve with corn salsa.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Beef Checkoff.

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Marinade TIP

Turn or stir the beef occasionally to allow even exposure to the marinade.

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