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Fillet -EO (BBQ Steak Bites)

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Fillet- EO,  just sort of rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it?

These glazed BBQ steak bites are spicy, savory, sexy, and will melt in your mouth.  You will find them perfect for a sports party, or for a special event.

Fillet-EO bites are delicious and easy to make and will be the appetizer everyone is asking you about.

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  • Steak Fillet
  • Flour
  • Seasoned Panko
  • Eggs
  • Rufus Teague Touch of Heat BBQ
  • Brown Sugar
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Minced Garlic


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Why will you love this recipe?

  • You can make these steak bites in no time- Simple
  • Enjoy the sweet, yet tangy zing this sauce brings to steak.  You won’t be able to stop eating them.
  • You will be the most-favored guest- bringing zesty Steak appetizers to a party
  • Make this appetizer for a special occasion, or celebration


What is the best cut of steak for steak bites appetizer?

When it comes to creating an appetizer, like steak bites, choosing the right cut of steak is crucial. The best cut is one that is tender and flavorful, making it easy to cook and enjoyable to eat. While you can choose many cuts, the filet mignon cut is regarded as one of the top choices for a steak bites appetizer. This cut is taken from the tenderloin part of the cow, which is known for its tenderness and lean meat.

You can also chose the ribeye cut. This cut comes from the rib section of the cow and is known for being flavorful and juicy. The marbling of fat in this cut gives it its distinct and rich flavor.

Sirloin steak is also a suitable option for steak bites appetizer. This cut is taken from the back of the cow and has a leaner meat, making it healthier compared to other cuts. You will find this cut affordable and widely available, making it a popular choice for a range of recipes including steak bites appetizer.

In contrast, some cuts of steak are not great for you to use in a steak focused appetizer. For example, tough cuts like flank, chuck or skirt steak should be avoided as they require a longer cooking time to make them tender.


Glazed Sweet and Spicy BBQ Steak Bite Recipe

steak bites
5 from 15 votes


Glazed Spicy Steak Bites
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Barbecue Sauce, barbeque steak bites, beef, beef bites, beef bites recipe, beef tips, Breaded steak bites, filet-eo, fillet, fillet appetizer, fillet-eo, football party, glazed steak bites, grilled steak bites recipe, sirloin, spicy steak bites, steak appetizer, steak pieces
Yield: 30
Author: Kris Peacock



Prepare Breaded Steak Bites

  • 1 lb Your favorite steak fillet
  • ½ cup Flour
  • 1 cup Seasoned Panko
  • 2 Eggs (beaten)


  • 1 15.25oz Rufus Teague Touch of Heat BBQ Sauce or your favorite BBQ sauce, or homemade BBQ sauce
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tsp Minced Garlic


Steak Bites

  • Preheat the oven or Barbeque to 400 degrees
  • Trim the steak, and cut it into small cubes
  • Put 1/2 cup flour onto a plate
  • Mix 2 eggs with a splash of water
  • Put 1 cup of Panko on a plate
  • Dip each steak piece in the flour, then egg, and then panko
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes

Prepare the Glaze

  • Combine the BBQ sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire Sauce, and garlic in a saucepan. Mix and bring to a gentle boil

Dip each steak bite in the glaze, and return it to the tray with tongs

  • Place picks in each of the bites, and place them on a serving tray
  • Best when served warm

Why do we love appetizers?

Research shows that savory appetizers whet our appetite and digestive system for a heavier meal to come.  Appetizers are important to showcase your creativity.  They keep your guests satisfied while other foods are being prepared.  Lastly, since appetizers are generally quick to prepare, they can simplify and reduce the total time of preparation.  Make delicious appetizers and give your guests small tastes of amazing.


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Aphrodesi’hacks’ for BBQ Steak Bites

  • Sirloin steak, New York Strip, Ribeye, Filet Mignon – Use better cuts of Beef, for better, more tender Steak bites
  • While you can use other brands of BBQ sauce, you will find  Rufus’ Teague’s ‘Touch of Heat’ Barbeque Sauce is the perfect combination of Sweet and Spicy.  You might enhance the sauce ingredients with salt and pepper or other seasoning to taste.
  • Make this recipe in the oven or on the Barbeque grill with skewers.  Delicious for cookouts
  • Think ahead, and find some fun and playful picks to bring this appetizer the attention it deserves.
  • Don’t waste expensive beef cubes -Use a good meat thermometer, to achieve the perfect level of doneness


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Internal temperatures for steak:

NOTE: With smaller pieces of meat, you will reach your desired temperatures faster, than with a larger piece of meat.

Cut your meat cubes in a standard size for even cooking, and keep these temperatures handy

  • RARE– Cool red center  125 degrees F / 52 Degrees C
  • MEDIUM RARE– Warm red Center  135 degrees F / 57 degrees C
  • MEDIUM- Warm Pink Center 145 degrees F / 63 degrees C
  • MEDIUM WELL– Slightly Pink Center 150 degrees F / 66 degrees C
  • WELL  DONE– Little or no Pink  160 degrees F / 71 C


Enjoy Fillet-eo Steak Bites


Mix It Up:

  • You will love BBQ Steak Bites served with grilled vegetables on a Kabob, or Corn on the Cob.  For best results, roast the vegetables separately, and paint the vegetables with the leftover sauce.
  • Try our Fillet-eo Steak bites on a salad


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5 Responses

  1. 5 stars
    A very easy to make appetizer that will receive a ton of compliments. I used filet mignon as recommended in the Aphrodesi’hacks’ which made for very tender meat. The glaze was delicious. I highly recommend this appetizer.

  2. 5 stars
    I really enjoyed these! Didn’t get the name at first – Ha!
    Will bring to football parties soon- My friends will love!

  3. 5 stars
    Love the crunch and spice. Different and really tasty. Can’t eat just one. Not the cheapest choice- but worth it

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