Honey Garlic Steak Bites
If you fancy something with a little more flavour than your usual steak? These great little steak bites make a fabulous change!
- 1 pound top sirloin steak, cubed
- 1 teaspoon sweet or smoked paprika
- salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
- 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
- 1/4 cup water, (or broth)
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil, (you can also use extra virgin olive oil)
- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, (you can also use white vinegar)
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- sesame seeds, for garnish
- sliced green onions, for garnish
- Cut up steak into 1/2-inch to 1-inch cubes.
Season with paprika, salt, and pepper; set aside.
In a mixing bowl combine soy sauce, water, garlic, honey, sesame seed oil, rice vinegar, oregano, and cornstarch; whisk until thoroughly combined. Set aside.
- Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
Add 1/2 of the steak cubes to the hot oil and cook for 2 minutes per side, or until browned and done. Remove from skillet and repeat with the rest of the steak cubes, adding extra oil as needed.
- Remove all steak bites from the skillet and set aside.
- Give the previously prepared honey garlic sauce a good stir with a whisk and pour 1/3 of the sauce into the hot skillet; scrape up the browned pieces from the bottom of the pan.
- Add the steak bites back to the skillet and pour the rest of the sauce over the steak; cook for 1 to 2 more minutes, or until sauce starts to thicken.
- Remove from heat.
- Transfer steak bites to a plate and drizzle with the pan sauce.
- Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions.