Chili Rubbed Steak

If you enjoy a ‘kick’ of chili, (or chilli) then this chili rubbed steak recipe is for you! It offers a great flavour and takes on hints of smoky paprika. This simple recipe for Spanish steak served with fresh salad and thick potato chips or wedges will never disappoint.


Preparation: 45 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes

Serves 2



2 large 1 inch thick steaks (sirloin, fillet or rib-eye)

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp hot smoked paprika

½ tsp extra virgin olive oil

Squeeze of lemon juice


  1. Place the chili powder, smoked paprika, olive oil and lemon juice into a bowl and mix well.
  2. Rub the mixture over the steaks ensuring a good covering, and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a frying pan and fry the steaks until done to your liking. (BBQ is also good)
  4. Serve with fresh salad and potato chips.


Find more Spanish recipes at Orce Serrano Hams.