Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Ginger-Marinated Strip Steak

I am really loving having our new Jimbo's open just 2 blocks from me. Each day I start my day writing and editing. Then I decide what I feel like cooking for dinner, and I walk to Jimbo's to get fresh organic ingredients. 

I was pleased today because they got in some fresh, grass-fed, organic strip steak. So I snagged some and headed home to get busy. 

This dish is super super easy. The only work is making the marinade which really only takes a minute or two. Marinade this steak in the morning and cook it for dinner in 5 minutes. Healthy, fast, and scrumptious.  

Ginger-Marinated Strip Steak
slightly adapted from Bon Appétit | November 2013

4 green onions, chopped
1 cup cilantro
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons Sambal OIelek (Ground fresh chili paste)
1 tablespoon grated peeled ginger
2 teaspoons gluten-free soy sauce -or- bragg's amino acids
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped, divided
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 pounds strip steak, cut into 4 pieces

Purée green onions, cilantro, vinegar, fresh chili paste  ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, pepper, sugar, 1 garlic clove, and 1/4 cup vegetable oil in a blender until smooth. Set aside 1/4 cup marinade and chill.

Place steak and remaining marinade in a large resealable plastic bag, turn to coat, and chill at least 2 hours.
Steak can be marinated 1 day ahead. Keep chilled.
Remove steak from marinade, scraping off as much marinade as possible. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook steak until browned on all sides, to your desired cooking style. I say this because my husband loves his steak super rare, so if you want rare, it is 2 minutes a side. Medium rare 3 minutes a side, medium 4 minutes a side, Well done 5 minutes a side. 
Remove from heat and let set 5 minutes before slicing.
Slice against the grain. Top steak with reserved marinade.
If you like my recipes, please support my work and get my cookbook! Featuring 150 recipes, 100 of which are not on the blog. That's right! 100 new recipes! Gluten-Free Made Easy is the perfect guide to your new lifestyle! Learn dozens of tips and tricks for avoiding gluten and over 150 tasty, simple recipes. Going against the grain has never been easier!
"Gluten-Free Made Easy" is available for sale at Barnes and NobleBooks and ThingsCedar FortAmazon and many other great bookstores.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thank you! I love comments!

Personalized TARGETED Nutrition saved me!

Personalized TARGETED Nutrition saved me!
It can save you too! Take the free health assessment (it can even hook up to your DNA test results) to see what your body REALLy needs.