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Fast Cajun Steak Sandwich and Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Fast & Easy Dinner: Cajun Steak Sandwich

While the pairing of beef and potatoes has many forms, the most basic, and perhaps most common, is the burger and fries. This recipe takes that classic concept and rethinks it into an elegant but uncomplicated dinner. Instead of ground beef, use a boneless piece of steak to make an open-faced sandwich. Top with a simple and savory sauce and thick-cut slices of tomatoes. Serve with sweet potato fries and you've got a meat-and-potatoes meal that's enjoyed by both kids and adults alike. Keep reading for the recipe.

Cajun Steak Sandwich

Cajun Steak Sandwich

Fast Cajun Steak Sandwich and Sweet Potato Fries Recipe 2010-03-23 12:41:47


  1. 1 20-oz. pkg. frozen french-fried sweet potatoes
  2. 2 8-oz. trimmed rib-eye steaks or boneless beef top steak, cut 1/2 inch thick
  3. 3 tsp. Cajun or blackening seasoning
  4. 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  5. 1 Tbsp. ketchup
  6. 1 tsp. molasses
  7. 2 ciabatta rolls, split and toasted
  8. 1 tomato, sliced
  9. Sliced green onion (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Spread sweet potatoes in 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Bake 18 to 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cut steaks in half crosswise. Coat both sides of steaks with 1-1/2 tsp. seasoning. Heat a cast-iron or heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Cook steaks in hot skillet for 3 to 5 minutes on each side.
  3. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, ketchup, molasses and remaining seasoning.
  4. Place one steak on each roll half. Top with some of the sauce, tomato slice, and green onion. Serve remaining sauce with fries.

Serves 4.

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weffie weffie 7 years
Mmm think I'll try this with seitan & vegenaise :) Sweet potato fries are really good with maple syrup too, or with mayo + Frank's.
pink-elephant pink-elephant 7 years
mmm-I've been dying to try sweet potato fries for ages! and this recipe sounds delicious!! Can you find the Cajun seasoning in most grocery stores?
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