Cinnamon Chile Crusted Steak

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe was printed on the cinnamon package I have in my pantry. It is as yummy as it sounded.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all spices together and rub into both sides of steaks.
  2. Allow steaks to sit at room temperature for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Grill over medium-high heat for 8 minutes or until steaks are cooked to desired degree of doneness.


Most Helpful

What a unique and great way to season a steak. I really enjoyed the spiciness of the ancho chili pepper ad the chipotle chile pepper as well as the hint of cinnamon and the smokiness of the cumin. I topped it all off with some grilled onions. Yummy! Made for December, 2008 Aussie/NZ Swap.

Crafty Lady 13 December 15, 2008

This was terrific! Never would have thought of trying cinnamon in the crust for a steak but it was great on a nice big T-bone. I used quite a generous amount of the mix (about double) on the steak to suit personal tastes and it had wonderful but not too strong chili taste while the cinnamon gave it a subtle sweetness at the same time.

Peter J June 17, 2007

I absolutely love this! I let the seasonings sit on the meat for a couple of hrs and used the broiler to cook it to a wee bit past med rare. This turned an already great steak cut into something really exceptional. I continue to worship at the alter of cinnamon. Paula thx so much for posting this one, when I want to be indulgent this is what I'll use from now on! Outstanding!

Annacia November 21, 2006

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