Photo: Quentin Bacon
Yield
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 5 ounces steak, 3/4 cup salsa, and about 20 chips)

Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 18 minutes. To slice corn kernels off the cob easily, use a serrated knife. Don't bother using frozen or canned corn--it actually takes longer to toast.

Andrea's wine pick: A peppery Aussie shiraz is a good match for the spicy rub, and its oak aging adds a coconut flavor that sets off the sweetness of the corn salsa. Look for Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz, $22.

How to Make It

Step 1

For salsa, heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the corn; cook 8 minutes or until it is lightly charred. Transfer corn to a large bowl; let cool. Add remaining salsa ingredients; toss well.

Step 2

For steak, mix cumin, chili powder, coriander, and salt in a small cup. Rub steak with spices. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook steak until medium-rare (about 5 minutes per side). Transfer to a platter, cover loosely, and let stand 5 minutes.

Step 3

Cut steak diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Serve with salsa and corn chips.

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