Grilled Beef Steaks with Ancho Chili Rub

Cocoa and ancho chili powder season these beef round steaks!

Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff 

Total recipe time: 30 minutes  |  Serves: 4
2 beef round (sirloin) tip center steaks, cut 1-inch thick (8 ounces each)
Salt and pepper

Ancho Chili Rub
1 tablespoon ground ancho chili powder
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon orange peel, freshly grated
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

COMBINE rub ingredients; press evenly onto beef steaks.

PLACE steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.

GRILL, covered, 11 to 13 minutes (or over medium heat on a preheated gas grill, covered, 13 to 15 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) doneness, turning once; do not overcook.

SEASON with salt and pepper, as desired.