Spiced Beef and Chilli Blinis Spiced Beef and Chilli Blinis

Spiced Beef and Chilli Blinis

These spiced beef and chilli blinis with beef steaks are perfect for celebratory informal gatherings.

prep time
15 mins

cook time
12 minutes

20 people


  • 675g lean sirloin or rump steak
  • 2 tablespoons paprika powder
  • 2 teaspoons mild chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 x 162g packs prepared blinis (available at all good supermarkets in the chiller section)
  • 2 tablespoons prepared tomato chutney
  • 2 tablespoons prepared guacamole
  • To garnish:

  • Extra paprika powder


  1. In a small bowl, combine the spice ingredients and the olive oil together.
  2. Place the steaks on a chopping board and brush the spice mixture over both sides. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for up to 1 hour.
  3. Transfer the steaks to a grill pan and cook under a moderate preheated grill according to your preference. Alternatively, cook the steaks in a hot griddle pan.
  4. Meanwhile warm the blinis in an oven according to the packet instructions then spread evenly with the tomato chutney.
  5. Cut the steak into small strips, arrange evenly over the blinis and top with a little guacamole then garnish with the extra paprika powder.
  6. Serve as party nibbles or starters.