Cookin’ with Nino: Chili-Braised Beef Tips

Chili-Braised Beef Tips


  • 1Lb.  top sirloin or filet cut to 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ tablespoon granulated garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper, or to taste
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½  cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 1 Lime juiced


Combine all ingredients (not including the sirloin or filet) in a small mixing bowl and mix completely.

Place steak cubes into marinade and let marinate for 1 hour turning them occasionally.

Sear on hot grill or skillet to desired doneness for about 10 minutes turning occasionally.