Tangy Lime Grilled Top Round Steak

Tangy Lime Grilled Top Round Steak

Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff 4 Servings • 8 Min. Prep Time • 9 Min. Cook Time • 6 Hrs. Marinate Time


1 lb. beef top round steak, cut 3/4-in. thick
1/4 c. fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
3 large cloves garlic, crushed


1. Combine lime juice, sugar, oil, Worcestershire and garlic in small bowl. Place beef steak and lime mixture in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hrs. or overnight; turning occasionally.

2. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 8-9 min. for medium rare (145°F) doneness, turning occasionally. (Do not overcook.)

3. Carve steak into thin slices. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.

* Recipe Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.


Calories: 205; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 61mg; Total Carbs: 5g; Protein: 27g; Sodium: 58mg;

Wine Pairings:

Cabernet-Merlot, Pinot Noir, Merlot