Top Sirloin Cap Steak Recipe


Top sirloin cap steak, also known as picanha, is a popular cut of beef in Brazilian cuisine. It is a flavorful and tender cut that is perfect for grilling. This recipe will guide you through preparing a delicious top sirloin cap steak that is sure to impress your guests.

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes


  • 1 top sirloin cap steak (picanha), about 2 lbs
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: How to Cook Top Sirloin Cap Steak

  1. Preheat your grill to high heat, about 450-500°F.
  2. Season the top sirloin cap steak generously with salt, pepper, and minced garlic. Drizzle olive oil over the steak and rub the seasonings into the meat.
  3. Place the steak on the grill, fat side down, and sear for about 5-6 minutes until a nice crust forms.
  4. Flip the steak and continue grilling for another 5-6 minutes for medium-rare doneness. Adjust the cooking time based on your desired level of doneness.
  5. Remove the steak from the grill and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing against the grain.
  6. Serve the top sirloin cap steak sliced and enjoy with your favorite side dishes.
This top sirloin cap steak recipe is simple yet flavorful, making it a perfect choice for a special meal or a weekend barbecue. Enjoy the juicy and tender steak with your family and friends!
top sirloin cap steak recipe