"Tender, marinated steaks with a taste that will enhance and not overpower the flavor of a good steak." — Denis
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high-quality root beer
steak sauce (such as Heinz 57®)
ground black pepper
4 (6 ounce)
good marinade-however anyone that cooks meat knows you don't pierce meat prior to cooking as it makes the meat give off the juices while cooking. And let the meat rest after cooking to allow meat to redistribute the juices contained inside the meat.
Please do not use this on quality meat!
I seldom marinate a quality steak but when I do, I do pierce the steak with a fork to allow the marinade to do it's work and I have never had a steak lose it's juices or dry out when poked PRIOR to cooking. And I have grilled many, many great steaks in my life. One hint: For perfect medium-rare steaks, grill for 10 minutes per inch -- 2 minutes on the first side and the remaining time on the other side.
I didn't use high-quality root beer, just whatever I could find. Also used a heaping spoonful of minced garlic in place of the garlic salt and fresh herbs instead of dried.
It was amazing! Made the meat super tender and juicy. Flavor wasn't overpowering but added just enough to make the entire table say, "mmmmmmmm!" at the first bite.
This is also great for any other type of meat or poultry. It is also excellent for jerky. Just cut any type of meat in to 1/4 inch strips, marinate 12-24 hours (flipping once), pat dry and lay on oven racks positioned towards the top of the oven. Bake at 175-200 degrees for 5-6 hours, propping the oven door open an inch or so. Cool and throw in a zip lock baggie and store in the fridge for weeks (though it usually only lasts a few days!).
Also, if using fresh herbs instead of dried, triple the amount. If using garlic/onion powder instead of salt, use 1/3 of the amount.
This marinate was amazing! Our steaks tasted so good, I savored every bite. The only difference I did not have root beer,so I subbed with Coke.It was still delicious and I would do it this way again! Absolutely perfect!
Using a sirloin steak this was great as K-Bobs!
We used an eye of round steak which is a cheaper cut of meat. This had such a good flavor and the cheaper cut of meat was quite tender. I marinated overnight. I can't wait to try this on a better cut of meat. I omitted the garlic salt and used minced garlic in the jar and onion powder for the onion salt, otherwise everything was as directed.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Juicy Marinated Steaks
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 268
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