Chili Stuffed Steaks

Serves 4

Strip steaks stuffed with the fabulous flavor of chilies.


  • 4 strip loin steaks or 1 pound top sirloin steak, 1-inch thick
  • For the Stuffing:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) diced green chilies
  • 4 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 teaspoon fresh cilantro, minced
  • For the Rub:
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspon cayenne pepper (optional)


Cut a horizontal pocket in each steak to prepare for stuffing.


Heat the oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the green chilies, garlic, oregano and pepper. Cook, stirring, 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the cilantro.

Stuff each strip steak with one-fourth of the chili mixture.

Lightly season both sides of the steaks with the rub mixture. Grill the steaks 4 to 6 inches over coals for 12 minutes total, turning once.

Recipe reprinted by permission of All rights reserved.

RecID 6790

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