Cajun Butter Steak Bites Recipe

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Kristin Matthews Modified: March 23, 2022
Cajun Butter Steak Bites Recipe

How To Make Cajun Butter Steak Bites

These steak bites are seared and basted in cajun-spiced butter to create a flavorful dish that comes together in less than 30 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



For Cajun Seasoning:

  • 1tbspmild paprika
  • tspsalt
  • tspgarlic powder
  • 1tsponion powder
  • 1tspchili powder,add more for more heat
  • ¾tspdried thyme
  • ½tspdried oregano
  • ½tspbrown sugar
  • ¾tspcayenne pepper,add more for more heat
  • ¼tspCracked black pepper,to taste

For Steak:

  • 23ozsteak,(Sirloin, Rump, New York Strip, Porterhouse or Ribeye), cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 2tbspcanola oil,divided
  • ¼cupbutter
  • 4clovesgarlic,finely chopped


  1. Combine cajun seasoning in a shallow bowl. Add the steak bites and toss to evenly coat.

  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a skillet or pan over medium-high heat until hot.

  3. Sear the steak bites in batches for 2 to 3 minutes each side until edges are crispy and browned, adding extra oil as needed. Set aside.

  4. Reduce heat to medium. Add butter to the skillet and heat until melted. Sauté the chopped garlic for about 30 minutes until fragrant, while scraping up any browned bits from the pan.

  5. Take the pan off the heat. Throw the steak bites back in and toss through the garlic butter to evenly coat.

  6. Serve warm.


  • Calories: 556.13kcal
  • Fat: 44.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.78g
  • Trans Fat: 1.98g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.81g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.45g
  • Fiber: 1.35g
  • Sugar: 0.74g
  • Protein: 33.59g
  • Cholesterol: 131.57mg
  • Sodium: 447.75mg
  • Calcium: 59.79mg
  • Potassium: 473.31mg
  • Iron: 3.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 162.98µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.46mg
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