Unami Anchovy Steaks

February 18, 2014

Author Notes: Originally from Food and Wine, I have adapted it to suit my tastes and using more affordable and flavorful top sirloin steakloubaby

Serves: 4


  • 2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, 1 inch thick
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon EACH: dry mustard, brown sugar,onion powder, garlic powder, ground ginger, black pepper
  • 10 anchovy fillets, minced
  • 2 tablespoons warm water
In This Recipe


  1. Season the steaks on both sides with salt and let them stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. In a bowl, combine dry mustard, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, ginger and pepper: smash and mix in anchoives;stir in water to form paste. Spread the paste on both sides of the steaks and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Grill the steaks over moderate-high heat for about 3-5 minutes per side, until doneness desired. Let the steaks rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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