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Cajun Style Blackened Steak

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  Cucumber 1
  Yellow bell pepper 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Tomatoes 2
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sirloin steaks 1 1⁄2 Pound (4 Thick Steaks)
  Thick plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Avocado 1⁄2
  Lettuce leaves 1 (Few Such As Chicory Or Red Leaf)

1) Pare the cucumber, slice lengthwise, and deseed.
2) Thin slice it crosswise.
3) Into a medium bowl,put the slices.
4) Make 2 halves of the bell pepper and remove seeds, and slice into strips.
5) Pare and mince the garlic.
6) Dice the tomatoes into cubes.
7) Now add the bell pepper, garlic, tomatoes, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt to the cucumber.
8) Mix well, cover with lid and keep in the refrigerator.
9) In a cup, combine the paprika, thyme, cayenne, garlic powder and a pinch of salt.

10) Evenly spread the mixture over the meat to coat.
11) Heat a large skillet over high heat until very hot.
12) Add the steaks and cook for 5 minutes on each side, until the spicy crust becomes crisp and dark.

13) Thinly slice the steaks by cutting.
14) Now arrange on a plate with the tomato-cucumber salad.
15) Swirl a dollop of yogurt on each salad.
16) Pare the avocado and cut into slices.

17) Arrange the avocado slices and lettuce leaves alongside the salad and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 474 Calories from Fat 253

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.7%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 79.9 mg26.6%

Sodium 583.7 mg24.3%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.8%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 40 g80.4%

Vitamin A 81.8% Vitamin C 126.9%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 41.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cajun Style Blackened Steak Recipe