Steak with Ale

This recipe is a family favourite and as we all know that alcohol cooks off, it's safe enough for the kids or grandma and they're guaranteed to give rave reviews!!!
  • 1 1/2 lb lean boneless top sirloin steak, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 flat pale ale or light beer
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp beef bouillon granules
  • Cooking spray
  • Fresh thyme sprigs for garnish

Combine onion, water, ale, sugar, vinegar, thyme and bouillon granules in a blender and process until smooth. Set aside 1/2 cup of the mixture. Pour the remaining mixture over the steak in a glass dish and marinate in the refrigerator at least eight hours, turning occasionally.

Remove steak from the marinade and discard the marinade.

Coat the grill rack with cooking spray. Place the steak on the grill over med hot coals and grill covered five to six minutes on each side, basting often with the reserved half cup of ale mixture.

Garnish with thyme if desired and serve.

  • Yields: 5-6 servings
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes, plus marinating time
Related Articles: 

Add new comment

Filtered HTML

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.