Applebee's Southwest Steak Skillet Recipe



  1. 2 x sirloin steaks - (5 1/2 ounce ea) (or possibly your favorite cut)
  2. 4 x shakes blackened steak seasoning
  3. 1/2 c. julienne-cut red peppers
  4. 1/2 c. julienne-cut green peppers
  5. 1 c. julienne-cut yellow onion Butter as needed Salt to taste Freshly-grnd black pepper to taste Granulated garlic to taste
  6. 1 slc Cheddar cheese
  7. 1 slc Monterey Jack cheese


  1. Preheat skillet or possibly grill to 550 degrees.
  2. Shake blackened steak seasoning on to one side of meat and grill to desired doneness, turning halfway on grill between "flips" to achieve "diamond" grill marks.
  3. While steak is cooking, cut onions and peppers.
  4. Heat butter and saute/fry onions and peppers.
  5. Season with salt, pepper and garlic.
  6. Reduce heat and hold till steak is cooked.
  7. For final minute of steak cooking, top with cheese slices.
  8. Plate for service with onions and peppers and serve with your favorite side dishes.
  9. Applebee's serves theirs with skin-on garlic mashed potatoes and garlic bread.
  10. This recipe yields 1 serving.