Prep 4 hrs
Cook 15 mins
A new twist to grilling steaks. Tart and a little bit sweet, but ever so good!
- 1⁄4 cup tequila
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 teaspoon lime zest
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 -2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
- 2 steaks, about 1 inch thick (You can use T-bone, rib-eyes, or even sirloin steaks if you like)
- In a glass baking dish combine all the ingredients except steaks, mix well.
- Place steaks in mixture turning to coat both sides.
- Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours to marinate, turning steaks over occasionally.
- Fire-up the grill, when ready, remove steaks from marinade, reserving marinade.
- Grill steaks to desired doneness, turning once and brushing occasionally with marinade.
This recipe not only gave the steaks a lovely flavor, but seemed to lift the heaviness of the beef.A truly unusual marinade which I thought would only work for chicken or fish, but I was wrong.I cooked the steaks, rib eye, in a grill pan on the top of the stove.
This recipe is a keeper!!I was looking for a different way to have steaks and I'm glad I chose this one.Ihad everything on hand but the steaks.It was easy and the taste was out of this world!!I didnt change anything.
Absolutely wonderful! I followed the recipe except I wimped out and only used 1 jalapeno, I just don't do really hot, but I like the flavor of the peppers. The steaks were tender with a lovely lime-pepper flavor. We used rib-eyes about 3/4 inch thick and cooked them on the grill for 5 minutes a side. Thanks Miss Annie, this is definitely a keeper!!