Beef Bites with Peanut-Bourbon Sauce

Tasty cubes of Top Sirloin Steak and peppers are served with a flavorful peanut bourbon sauce in this delicious Southern-style recipe.

  • 45
  • 18
  • 136
  • 9.1 g

Ingredients & Cooking


  • 1-1/2 pounds beef Top Sirloin Steak Boneless, cut 3/4 inch thick
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1- inch pieces
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup bourbon or apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  1. Soak twenty-four 6-inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes; drain.

  2. Cut beef steak into 1-inch pieces. Alternately thread 2 beef pieces and 1 bell pepper piece evenly onto each skewer. Season beef with black pepper.

  3. Combine sauce ingredients in medium saucepan, stirring until smooth. Bring just to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 12 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Keep warm.

  4. Meanwhile, place 1/2 of skewers on grid over medium heat of gas grill. Grill, covered, 6 to 8 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once. Repeat with remaining skewers.

    Cook's Tip:

    To broil, place 1/2 of skewers on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 3 to 4 inches from heat. Broil about 6 to 9 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once. Repeat with remaining skewers.

  5. Serve with peanut sauce. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Butcher Counter

Beef Bites with Peanut-Bourbon SauceTop Sirloin Steak Sirloin Primal

A flavorful cut that’s versatile and juicy. Great served as a steak or cut into kabobs.

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