In this recipe, juicy pan-seared sirloin steaks are rubbed with a simple salt, garlic powder and onion powder blend then coated with our ground Black Tellicherry Peppercorns - an aromatic, slightly citrusy variety from the Malabar Coast of southern India.

Prep time: 0 min

Cook time: 25 min

Total time: 25 min

Tellicherry Pepper-Crusted Sirloin
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 4 servings


  1. Melt butter and olive oil together over medium-high heat in heavy-bottomed skillet.

  2. Blend together salt, onion powder and garlic powder in small bowl. Season both sides of each steak with mixture.

  3. Liberally sprinkle ground Black Tellicherry Peppercorns on both sides of each steak, and press firmly into meat to adhere.

  4. Add steaks to pan and cook over high heat until medium-rare, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

  5. Remove from heat and let steaks rest for 5 minutes before serving.