Recipe for Five Minute Steaks with Fiery Onion, Tomato & Chilli Sauce

Published Wednesday, Apr 9 2014, 16:55 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Meat lovers, listen up! This is a delicious steak recipe that is so quick to make and tastes incredible!

Taking just five minutes to cook, these juicy steaks are jazzed up with a fiery sauce that combines red onions, chopped tomatoes and a vibrant, hot chili sauce. Put this yummy dinner together for the perfect Saturday night meal and eat with yummy potatoes.

Fiery steaks

© Simply Beef


  • 4 x 175g/6oz lean flat iron steaks
  • 1 medium red onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 x 227g can chopped tomatoes
  • 15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped thyme leaves
  • 10ml/2tsp good hot chilli sauce
  • 30ml/2tbsp rapeseed or olive oil
  • 5ml/1tsp white sugar
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper


1 Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan.

2 Place the steaks on a chopping board and season on both sides.

3 Add the steaks to the pan and cook according to your preference. Transfer to a warm plate, cover with foil and leave to rest for 5-10 minutes.

4 Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in in the same frying pan, add the onion and cook over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until soft.

5 Add the tomatoes, sugar, thyme and chilli sauce. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Season.

6 Serve the steaks with the sauce, sauté potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

Rare- 2 minutes on each side, Medium rare - 3-4 minutes on each side, Medium - 5-7 minutes on each side

Nutrition Information

Serves 4

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