Chili Lime Steak Bites

Chili Lime Steak Bites


  • 1pound top sirloin steak, cubed
  • 1/2teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2teaspoon black pepper
  • 2tablespoons chili paste (add more if you like it spicier)
  • 1tablespoon honey
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 2limes, zested and juiced


  1. Cut the steak into 1/2-inch cubes.
  2. Place the steak cubes in a mixing bowl; season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder and stir to coat the steak bites.
  3. Add chili paste and honey to the steak bites; stir until well coated.
  4. Heat a 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Hold your hand 6 inches above the skillet, and when you can feel the heat, add the olive oil and swirl it around.
  6. Add steak bites to the hot skillet in a single layer. If it doesn't sizzle, the skillet is not hot enough.
  7. Sear the steak bites for 1 minute - do not move them around.
  8. Using tongs, flip the steak bites over.
  9. Continue to sear for a minute longer, or until done.
  10. Transfer steak bites to a plate; set aside.
  11. Add the lime zest and lime juice to the hot skillet and stir to combine; pour the lime sauce over the steak bites.