Anju's marinated rib-eye steak


  • Total Time30 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
*PLUS Preparation time: 15 minutes, Marinating Time: 24 hours
Anju's marinated rib-eye steak

Lean meats and vegetables are key ingredients in the Paleo Diet. Photo: Angus Fergusson

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 1 small yellow onion, coarsely chopped

  • 6 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tsp finely minced fresh ginger

  • 2 cups granulated sugar

  • 2 cups soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup dark sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp pepper

  • 4 300g rib-eye steaks

  • 1 green onion, sliced diagonally

  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds


  • Combine onion with garlic and ginger in a blender. Whirl until puréed. Add sugar, soy, sesame oil and pepper. Continue whirling until mixed. Transfer mixture to a large resealable freezer bag. Add steaks and squeeze out air before sealing. Massage bag so marinade can evenly coat steaks. Refrigerate overnight or up to 24 hours.

  • Remove steaks from refrigerator and let come to room temperature in the bag before grilling.

  • Preheat barbecue to medium.

  • Oil grill, then barbecue steaks, with lid open, 7 to 8 min per side for mediumrare. Transfer to a cutting board and let stand about 5 min. Sprinkle steaks with green onion and sesame seeds and serve.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 829, Protein 63g, Carbohydrates 65g, Fat 35g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 4153mg.

Side Dish: Anju's grilled asparagus

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