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Korean-Style Steaks with Spicy Cilantro Sauce November 24, 2015

Filed under: Uncategorized — kariryerson @ 12:00 am

I just love steak. Seriously, I would eat it every day if it were healthy to do so. Everything that this recipe called for I had around the house. It is fresh and spicy and I liked it.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup medium-dry sherry
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 6 (1-inch-thick) boneless beef top loin (strip) steaks, about 3/4 pound each
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (including roots and stems)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced seeded fresh habanero or serrano chile (optional)
  • 1 (4-inch-long) fresh hot red chile, chopped (optional)

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Directions:

Stir together 3/4 cup soy sauce, sherry, sugar, 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, and red pepper flakes in a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking dish until sugar is dissolved, then add steaks, turning to coat. Marinate steaks, turning once, for 1 hour.

 

While the steaks marinate, mix together cilantro, vegetable oil, lime juice, remaining 3 tablespoons soy sauce, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic, remaining 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil, and chile if using. Set aside.

 

Heat grill to high heat, and when ready, grill steaks 3 to 4 minutes per each side for medium-rare. Transfer steaks to a cutting board and let stand for 5 minutes. Slice crosswise into 3/4-inch-thick slices and then top with some sauce. Serve remaining sauce on the side.
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