Have you ever wondered how to cook perfectly crispy bacon-wrapped sirloin steaks with a juicy medium-rare pink in the middle? Bacon-wrapped sirloin is rich in flavor and juicy, with a smokey flavor from the bacon. This delectable dish is irresistible and simple to make. In this article, we will discuss what sirloin is and how to cook bacon-wrapped sirloin with 3 mouth-watering recipes.
What is Sirloin?
Sirloin steak is a cut of beef that is cut from the sirloin. In American butchery, the sirloin is located at the back of the cow, between the hips and the ribs. However, South African, Australian, and British butchers take sirloin from the middle top instead.
Top Sirloin Butt Cuts
- Coulotte steak (lean): This steak is easy to prepare on the grill and is savory and juicy.
- Coulotte roast: It has a lot of marbling and is flavorful and juicy.
- Top sirloin steak, center cut (lean): This lean cut is perfect for various cooking dishes and methods, and it is cut from the cap off.
- Top sirloin fillet (lean): Simply rub it with your favorite rub before grilling. This steak is thick and tender.
- Top sirloin steak (lean): Perfect for kababs, this steak is juicy and versatile.
- Top sirloin petite roast (lean): Ideal for roasting, this cut is a small version of the bigger top sirloin roast.
- Top sirloin butt, center cut: External fat and mouse muscle have been removed.
Bottom Sirloin Butt Cuts
- Tri-tip roast (lean): Grill or roast, then slice across the grain. This boneless roast is full of flavor and tender.
- Sirloin bavette/flap: Perfect fajita meat; it has a hearty texture and is boneless, broiled, or grilled after marinating.
- Tri-tip steak (lean): Tender and boneless, perfect for the grill.
- Sirloin bavette steak: Great for making fajitas.
- Petite sirloin steak: Perfect to marinade the place on the grill, it is also an affordable cut.
- Petite sirloin/ball tip: Good value for money and a boneless small roast. Slice thinly across the grain after cooking.
How To Cook Bacon-Wrapped Sirloin?
First, you must choose a high-quality sirloin steak. It should be of a decent thickness and well-marbled so that you get that juicy, tender result. When choosing bacon, it should be thinly sliced to enable it to wrap around the steak easily without falling off.
Next, season your steak with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs and spices. Then you must carefully wrap the bacon around the steak and secure it in place with toothpicks. This helps to hold the bacon in place.
Then place the steaks on a hotplate or grill and cook either side for about 6–10 minutes, depending on your desired meat choice and thickness (rare, well done, or medium rare), allowing the bacon to become crispy.
Once cooked, it is best to let the bacon-wrapped sirloin rest for a few minutes before serving. This allows the meat to retain its juices and ensures the best flavor.
Bacon-wrapped sirloin can be served for dinner or as a side dish. It pairs well with salad, roasted vegetables, and mashed potatoes. Let's take a look at some mouthwatering bacon-wrapped sirloin recipes.Print
For that extra crust, we add a little more crushed peppercorn to the sirloin and then make a summer vegetable hash with Spanish smoked paprika which brings out that smokey flavor of the bacon.
You Will Need:
- Olive Oil
- 1 baking sheet
- 1 medium pan
- 1 mixing bowl
- 5 oz. green beans
- 1 tsp. smoked paprika
- 2 sirloin steaks
- 5 oz. grape tomatoes
- 1 green onion (for garnish)
- 2 thinly sliced bacon strips
- 6 oz. corn kernels
- 1 tbsp. crushed peppercorns
- First, preheat the oven to 375 degrees to roast the vegetable hash. Line a baking sheet with tin foil or non-stick spray. Rinse and pat the vegetables dry. Slice the green onion into thin slices. Next, rinse the steaks and pat them dry.
- Thereafter, wrap one piece of bacon lengthwise around each steak and use a toothpick to hold it in place. Then season both sides with crushed peppercorns and ¼ tsp. of salt.
- Next, heat a pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. of olive oil. Cook each side of the steak for about 5 minutes, or until the bacon is your desired crispiness and the steak's minimum internal temperature reaches 145 degrees.
- Put the grape tomatoes, green beans, and sweet corn in a mixing bowl. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, smoked paprika, and 2 tsp. of olive oil. Toss it all together and spread it out on a baking sheet, roast for 6-8 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
- Finally, put the roasted vegetable in the center of the plate and place the bacon-wrapped sirloin on top. Then garnish with thinly sliced green onion and serve with a dipping sauce of your choice and freshly baked Ciabatta bread.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Method: Hotplate
- Calories: 624
- Sodium: 846mg
- Fat: 33g
- Carbohydrates: 31g
- Protein: 58g
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Garlic and herb bacon-wrapped sirloin is a mouthwatering dish filled with the rich fragrance and flavors of herbs, garlic, bacon, and tender sirloin steak. For those who love garlic feel free to add extra garlic to suit your taste buds.
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 4 sirloin steaks
- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
- 8 slices of bacon
- 1 tablespoon fresh chopped rosemary
- 4 cloves of crushed garlic
- First, preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
- Then in a small bowl, mix the minced garlic, chopped rosemary, and thyme leaves. Season both sides of the sirloin steaks with salt and pepper.
- Next, spread the garlic and herb mixture evenly over each steak.
- Then wrap 2 slices of bacon around each steak and secure them with toothpicks to prevent the bacon from falling off.
- Line a baking sheet with tin foil and put the bacon-wrapped steaks on the sheet.
- Further, bake the bacon-wrapped sirloin in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy and the steaks reach your desired doneness.
- Remove the toothpicks and allow to rest for a few minutes before serving with your favorite side dish. We recommend a cheesy broccoli bake with roasted salted butter potatoes.
- Prep Time: 15 min
- Cook Time: 15 min
- Method: hotplate
A wrapped piece of steak drenched in butter what could be better than that? To exult this mouthwatering dish, it is important to pair it with the best sides to compliment all of the flavors. Loaded potatoes topped with cream cheese and chives are a perfect choice along with a light vinegarette green salad you have created a perfect culinary dish.
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 5 tbsp. salted butter, softened
- 2 slices bacon
- Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
- 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
- 2 (8-10 ounce) sirloin fillet steaks of your choice approximately 2 inches thick
- 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
- 1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest and 1 tsp. of lemon dress
- First, in a bowl mix the parsley, 4 tablespoons of butter, lemon juice, chives, lemon zest, and mustard in a small bowl. Next, wrap it in plastic wrap and roll it into a 3-inch log. Put it in the fridge until firm for about 30 minutes.
- Then preheat the oven to 450 °F. Season the steaks on both sides with salt and pepper and a slice of bacon around the edge of each steak and secure with a toothpick.
- Next, heat the olive oil and 1 tablespoon of butter in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Then add the steaks and sear each side until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
- Finally, put the skillet into the oven for 7-10 minutes to great a delightful juicy medium rare bacon-wrapped sirloin. Allow it to rest for 5 minutes before serving then top with a slice of cowboy butter.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Method: Oven and Hotplate
Bacon-wrapped sirloin is a delightful culinary dish that many meat lovers enjoy. Wrapping the fillet in bacon brings together the flavors of the best of both worlds. The smokey goodness of the bacon dribbles into the sirloin creating that crispy outer crust. Whether you are preparing a Valentine's meal for your sweetheart or making a delightful Sunday lunch meal for the family bacon-wrapped sirloin will definitely be a hit. We hope you found this how-to-cook bacon-wrapped sirloin with 3 mouth-watering recipes informative and look forward to seeing pictures of your dish on our social media.
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