Best Marinated Steak Bites Recipe – Cooked In Minutes!

Tender and juicy Steak Bites that are marinated and cooked to perfection right in your skillet. An easy to make recipe for a quick dinner meal when paired with potatoes, vegetables, rice or a salad.

best marinated steak bites
Marinated steak bites are great to serve on a stay at home date night or any special occasion because they are not only delicious, but they are easy to make!

These are the Best Marinated Steak Bites that you will find. Honestly they are even better than the ones served at your favorite Steakhouse restaurant. In fact, whenever I ask my husband what he would like for dinner on a stay at home date night, he always asks me to make this recipe.

Mouth-watering delicious bits of seasoned steak that only take minutes to cook. However, you do need to plan a little ahead so that they can soak in a homemade marinade before being tossed in a skillet.

Although, you can save yourself some time by making the marinade ahead of time! In fact, the longer that the steak marinates, the more tender it will become.

And if you like to meal prep, you can even freeze the meat in the marinade. Then all that you have to do is remember to pull it out of the freezer to give it enough time to thaw before cooking.

Best Marinated Steak Bites Recipe

Ingredients

Soy sauce
Olive oil
Worcestershire sauce
Garlic
Dried basil
Dried parsley
Ground black pepper
*Sirloin steak, cut into bite size cubes

sirloin steak
Although Sirloin steak is much leaner than a ribeye, it makes for the best Steak Bites after sitting in the perfect marinade sauce.

I always get the question about what cut of beef to use to make the Best Marinated Steak Bites, and my answer is always the same. The absolute best steak to use is Top Sirloin steak. Even though sirloin is a leaner cut of meat with less fat marbling throughout, the marinade will cause the muscle fibers to break down enough to become melt-in-your mouth tender when cooked.

However, if you use a strip or ribeye steak, the recipe will still be delicious. I just prefer to save those cuts of steak for the grill because they have great natural flavor.

Instructions

The first and most important step in making this steak bites recipe is to make the marinade. Do this by placing all of the ingredients, except the steak, in a shallow mixing bowl or a large resealable plastic bag and stir to combine.

marinade
I absolutely love my mini silicone whisk to make this marinade. It fits down inside my glass measuring cup, saving me extra dishes to wash!

Then cut your steak in one inch, bite size cubes, cutting across the grain of the meat. Now put the bite size pieces in the marinade and stir or shake to coat. Place the steak in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 15 minutes, but up to 24 hours. *Remember, the longer the steak marinates, the more tender it will become.

When you are ready to make the marinated steak bites heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Heat the skillet until it’s very hot. Using tongs or a slotted spoon, remove the steak bites from the marinade and place them in the heated skillet.

Cook the steak on all sides until desired internal temperature has been reached. This only took approximately 4-5 minutes for my steak tips to be cooked to medium doneness.

best marinated steak tips
Once you put the steak bites in the skillet, they only take a few minutes to cook! It is best to use a digital food thermometer to make sure they are cooked to you preferred doneness.

It is best to check the internal temperature with a digital food thermometer to ensure how you liked your steak served.

Serving Suggestions

If you can resist eating these Marinated Steak Bites right out of the pan, here are a few of our favorite side dishes that pair well with them.

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steak bites

Steak Bites

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Tender and juicy Steak Bites that are marinated and cooked to perfection right in your skillet. An easy to make recipe for a quick dinner meal when paired with potatoes, vegetables, rice or a salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 TBSP dried basil
  • 1 TBSP dried parsley
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. sirloin steak cut into bite size cubes

Instructions

    1. Place all ingredients, except steak, in a shallow mixing bowl or large resealable plastic baggie and stir to combine
    2. Place the steak bites in the marinade and stir or shake to coat. Place the steak in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 15 minutes, but up to overnight.
    3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Heat skillet until it's very hot. Using tongs or a slotted spoon, remove steak bites and place in hot skillet. Discard the remaining marinade.
    4. Cook steak to desired internal temperature, approximately 4-5 minutes, turning often. It is best to check the internal temperature with a digital food thermometer to ensure how you liked your steak served.


    Serve immediately.

Notes

Recipe provided by Make Your Meals

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 472Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 104mgSodium: 1987mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 34g

Nutritional Information is to be used as a general guideline only . Nutritional calculations will vary from the types and brands of the products used.

Best Marinated Steak Bites Recipe – Cooked In Minutes!
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