Sep 9, 2008

Balsamic Marinated Skirt Steak

This is one of my most favorite ways to prepare skirt steak. It always turns out great and is so yummy. It's great for a weeknight and great for the grill pan!!

While at work one day, I was thinking about dinner and I was pretty sure I had some skirt steak in the freezer. Much to my delight, I was correct! (It would have been sad night around here otherwise. I'm horrible about not wanting to go back out once I get home from school. It's a problem...I know.)

This is from Everyday Food. Just thinking about it makes me want some more!!!


Balsamic Marinated Skirt Steak

Ingredients
Serves 4

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
3 rosemary sprigs
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 1/2 pounds skirt steak
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions
1. Combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil, rosemary, and garlic in a glass or plastic dish, and stir to combine.
2. Add skirt steak, and coat well with marinade.
3. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, and up to 2 hours.
4. Preheat broiler or grill.
5. Remove steak from marinade, and transfer to a rimmed baking sheet.
6. Season meat generously with salt and pepper on both sides.
7. Place under broiler or on grill, and cook about 3 minutes, turn over, and cook for 3 minutes more for medium rare.
8. Transfer to a cutting board to rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
9. Slice thinly across the grain, and serve.
I had goat cheese that needed to be used, so I sprinkled some over the steak and it was pretty good!

2 comments:

Joelen said...

Great call to use goat cheese at the end! I really like the flavor balsamic inparts in marinades. I'll have to try this with other meats!

Joelen said...

Great call to use goat cheese at the end! I really like the flavor balsamic inparts in marinades. I'll have to try this with other meats!

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