Cajun Garlic Butter Steak Bites have that irresistible and mouth-watering flavor that nobody can deny! They are so juicy and perfect paired with a pile of mashed potatoes and butter rolls! These Buttery, cajun seasoned steak bites are so flavorful and juicy you won’t want to share!
Enjoy the taste of these flavorful Cajun Garlic Butter Steak Bites that you can prepare with ease. They’re the perfect appetizer or entree that you can serve with dinner. Made with my homemade Cajun Seasoning!!
Easy Cajun Butter Steak Bites
Would you like to try something different yet tasty and full of flavor? If so, give this Steak Bites Recipe a try. They have such a buttery flavor with a slight kick from the cajun seasoning that truly takes them to the next level. These juicy, easy-to-prepare pieces of steak will quickly become a favorite in your household!
Why You’ll Love the Cajun Steak Recipe
The Steak Bites Recipe is so easy to follow. If you want to prepare something that won’t take forever and will taste amazing, this is the perfect recipe to try.
You won’t need too many ingredients to prepare such flavorful steak bites. You’re mostly going to need a blend of different seasonings to use.
This is the kind of meat that everyone in the house can enjoy. You can serve these buttery steak bites with some of your favorite sides, such as corn on the cob and fries.
The Ingredients Needed
If you plan on trying these Cajun-style steak bites, be sure to have the following ingredients ready to use:
Chili Powder – Add flavor to your steak with a bit of chili powder.
Cayenne Pepper – You can use a bit more of this pepper if you want your steak bites to taste even spicier.
Garlic Powder – You can’t go wrong with a bit of garlic powder.
Brown Sugar – The addition of brown sugar pairs perfectly with the savory spices, truly enhancing the flavor of these steak bites.
Butter – Use your favorite brand of butter in this recipe.
Garlic – Add some fresh minced garlic to the butter to create an incredible garlic butter for steak.
Other ingredients that you’ll need to use include smoked paprika, salt, onion powder, oregano, thyme, parsley, and a bit of olive oil!
Will these steak bites taste spicy?
These steak bites will have a hint of spice to them because of the chili powder and cayenne pepper you’re adding to them. However, they won’t be too spicy unless you decide to kick things up a notch by adding more cayenne pepper to the mixture. If you like the heat, feel free to do that!
What type of butter should I use?
You can use any brand of salted butter in this recipe. It’s best to use butter instead of margarine to get that full, incredibly delicious taste that butter provides.
Why do I need to use brown sugar in this recipe?
The brown sugar adds something extra to the steak bites. It pairs well with the spices you’re going to add to the steak, so be sure to use it to make sure that your steak tastes amazing.
What type of steak should I use for these bites?
You can use your favorite type of steak. However, you’ll need to cut it into pieces to create bite-size versions of the steak.
Recipe Notes & Suggestions
Once you’ve seasoned your meat, allow it to sit in the seasonings in a container or Ziploc bag in the fridge for around four hours. When you do this, you’re letting your meat marinade soak up all the flavor from the spices.
It’s important to let the skillet get hot before you put your meat in it because you’re searing the meat. So, place the olive oil in the skillet, set it on medium-high heat, and wait until you know it’s hot enough before you begin adding your steak pieces into the skillet.
Do your best to avoid overcooking the meat. You’re going to need to keep in mind that the meat will continue to cook for several minutes, even after you’ve removed it from the skillet. It’s better to remove it sooner than to wait too long and overcook your steak bites.
What to Serve with the Steak Bites
Once you’ve prepared your steak bite, you can serve them with some of your favorite sides. They taste great over a bed of rice, but you can also serve them with a side of mashed potatoes, fries, corn on the cob, roasted broccoli, or anything else that you enjoy with your meals!
One of my favorite things about this recipe is how the edges get slightly crispy from being pan seared! They would even make a great appetizer! Just stick tooth picks in each and place them on a serving platter!
They are ultra juicy with such a great flavor! They have a very mild heat to start and the pan sauce that is just perfect for developing into a gravy over rice or whipped potatoes.
This is definitely a 5-star recipe! Not only is it super easy but the steak is so tender too! incredibly delicious! I have made this for dinner so many times and my family LOVES it!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7-10 minutes
- 1 - 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
- 1 1/2 pound steak, cut into 2 inch cubes
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon finely minced parsley
- Combine all the seasoning ingredients together in a bowl. Toss to coat the meat.
- Heat the oil over medium high heat in a large cast iron skillet or other pan.
- When the oil is sizzling add the steak and cook for 2 minutes, flip and cook another side for 2 minutes.
- If you prefer your meat rare, remove from the pan now, or if you prefer your meat well done, continue flipping till all sides have browned.
- Remove the meat from the pan and keep warm.
- Melt the butter and add the garlic to the pan, scraping the pan so the butter is well seasoned.
- Add the steak back into the pan and spoon butter over the meat.
- Remove from the stove and serve immediately with a sprinkle of parsley.
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