Steak with Spicy Balsamic Glaze


Easy enough for a weeknight and impressive enough for company, the secret to this dish is in the flavor-packed glaze.

Steak with Spicy Balsamic Glaze
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Marinate Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
12 oz steak, plus 1/3 cup glaze


  • 1 pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 1-inch thick, trimmed of fat

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup apple cider

  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • Salt and ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup honey


  1. Place steak in a resealable plastic bag. Add water, apple cider, Worcestershire, balsamic vinegar, and crushed red pepper. Seal bag, turning to coat meat. Let stand 20 minutes, turning occasionally.

  2. Heat a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Remove beef from marinade, reserving marinade. Season beef with salt and black pepper. Cook in skillet about 12 minutes, turning once, or until desired doneness. Remove to a cutting board; cover.

  3. Add marinade and honey to skillet; whisk to combine. Bring to boiling; boil gently, uncovered, about 7 minutes or until reduced to 1/3 cup. Serve glaze with sliced steak.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

286 Calories
5g Fat
34g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 286
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 384mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 7.3mg 37%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Potassium 740mg 16%
Folate, total 19.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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