Sesame- and Soy-Grilled Steak Salad

Sake, also called Japanese rice wine, adds to the mix of the other Asian flavors in the marinade for the grilled sirloin steak.

Sesame- and Soy-Grilled Steak Salad
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Grill 16 mins


  • 1 3/4 pounds top sirloin steak (about 1-1/2 inches thick)
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons sake, rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon dark Asian sesame oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 cups mixed greens, including Romaine
Pear Dressing (recipe on
  • Pear Dressing (recipe on

Make It

1. Place steak in baking dish.


2. Mix soy, sugar, sake, oil, garlic, scallions, sesame seeds, paprika and pepper in small bowl. Pour over steaks. Marinate 1 hour in refrigerator, turning after 30 minutes.

3. Prepare outdoor grill with hot coals or heat oven broiler. Grill or broil steaks 8 minutes per side or until temperature registers at least 145 degrees for medium-rare. Thinly slice steak across grain.

4. Toss greens with half the Pear Dressing; add steak. Serve other half of dressing at table. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 256, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 87, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 11, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 32, sodium (mg): 455, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.