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New England Bistro Steak

Unfamiliar with Bistro steak? It is simply a hanger steak, which is(in turn) a superb grilling steak once sliced. If you are unable to find this cut, skirt steak is a perfect substitution. This is a great barbecue dish that is easy on the wallet. I serve this over some very crispy toast to catch every bit of juice and glaze(also so I don't end up licking the plate).


For 3 people


  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (1-pound)Bistro steak
  • 1/2 cup apple jelly
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Nonstick cooking spray

New England Bistro Steak Directions

  1. Preheat your outdoor grill. In a small bowl, mix together chili powder, garlic powder and black pepper. Rub mixture over both sides of steak and set aside, covered, in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  2. Meanwhile, make the glaze by combining apple jelly, brown sugar and  cayenne pepper in a small saucepan. Over medium heat, and whisking frequently, bring to scalding and continue cooking and whisking until sugar has completely melted and mixture is smooth; set aside.
  3. Spray both sides of steak with nonstick cooking spray. Grill 4-5 minutes per side for about medium doneness. While cooking, brush glaze on each side of steak frequently.
  4. Remove from grill, when ready, and slice on the bias to serve.
  5. Enough for about 3