Vietnamese Style Steak

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by iris5555

From Saveur magazine. Although the directions indicate pan frying, I grilled mine with very good results.

Top Review by Ron K.

Didn't use fresh garlic, but I substituted Adobo and added some fresh onions. It was delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a wide shallow dish.
  2. Add steaks and rub all over with the marinade.
  3. Cover and let marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove steaks from marinade and scrape off most of garlic.
  5. Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add 1 steak and cook until well browned, about 3-4 minutes.
  7. Flip steak and cook about 2-3 more minutes for medium rare.
  8. Transfer steak to cutting board and tent with foil.
  9. Repeat with other steak.
  10. Thinly slice both steaks across grain.
  11. Serve with rice and any accumulated juices.

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