12.10.2008

rosemary garlic steak


ingredients (for 2):

1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
8 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp. dried rosemary
2 tsp. fresh rosemary

2 inch thick steaks (or chicken if you prefer)

1/3 cup olive oil
1 large onion, cut into 1 inch pieces*
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces*
3/4 tsp. marjoram, crumbled
1/8 tsp. dried crushed red pepper
*in place of the onion and pepper, portobella mushrooms are really good too.

directions: for steak:
combine first six ingredients in glass baking dish (that will need to sit in the fridge). add steak and turn to coat. cover and refrigerate steak overnight, turning occasionally.
for peppers and onions (or mushrooms):
heat oil in a heavy large skillet over medium high heat. add onions and sauté 4 minutes. add peppers and sauté until beginning to soften, about 8 minutes. add marjoram and dried red pepper. season to taste with salt and pepper and stir 2 minutes. remove from heat.

bring steak to room temperature. preheat broiler 5 minutes. remove steak from marinade; pat dry. transfer marinade to heave small heavy saucepan. broil steak to desired degree of doneness, about 10 minutes per side for rare (meat thermometer will register 125 degrees fahrenheit for rare). transfer to plate and let sit for 10 minutes.

meanwhile, reheat bell peppers and onions in skillet. bring marinade to boil.

serve how you like. use the marinade for sauce.

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