Broiled Garlic and Pepper T-Bone, Ala Elswet

Recipe by Pagan
READY IN: 8hrs 7mins
YIELD: 2 Steaks


  • 16
    ounces beef t-bone steaks, store-butcher sliced into thin 1/2-inch steaks (timing will be different for 1-inch steaks!)
  • 4
    large garlic cloves, sliced paper thin, large-jumbo sized cloves
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon meat tenderizer, no MSG, unseasoned
  • 2
    tablespoons virgin olive oil
  • 1
    tablespoon black pepper, coarsely ground


  • Oil both steaks well and place into lined broiling pan. Do NOT use rack, or the meat will be dry! Pour remaining oil over steaks and turn steaks over and over to thickly coat.
  • Halve salt, tenderizer, and pepper equally; sprinkle both steaks, both sides. Halve sliced garlic cloves and place on both sides of both steaks.
  • Let steaks marinate a minimum of 4 hours [overnight is highly preferred]. Turn steaks over to saturate other side, half way through marination time, if possible, replacing errant garlic slices.
  • Preheat oven to broil, and broil steaks in broiling pan 4 minutes on top side, flip, and 3 minutes on other side for medium.
  • 3 minutes on top side, flip, and 2 minutes on bottom for medium-rare.
  • 5 minutes on top side, flip, and 4 minutes on bottom for well.