Any basketball fans in the house? Anyone appreciate the totally exciting significance of Michigan being back in the tournament after over 10 years? Suffice to say I am a little distracted these days. I was a VERY big basketball fan in my college days–but it has been hard to maintain enthusiasm the last decade or so (yikes).
Anyway, my mega antibiotic has me feeling a lot better but I still needed a low maintenance meal. I had all these grand plans for my mom being here, but I kinda forgot about March Madness. Hopefully this Sunday she will help me with my grandma’s Beef & Noodles–and don’t forget to send in your entries for Grandma’s Recipes, speaking of which. You have until April 11 to send me your best grandmother recipes. But in the meantime, I did not feel like much effort.
So I pulled a flank steak out of the freezer, and about 1 1/2 hours before dinner, when it was semi-thawed, I put it in a plastic bag with this marinade. Then after an hour I grilled it up (cook top griddle), chopped and roasted some potatoes with red onions, and served it all up with a salad. It was great. Smelled like summer.
3 T Superior Dark or Double Soy sauce
4 t dark brown sugar (to taste)
Juice of 11/2 limes
1 t ground coriander
3-4 garlic cloves, smashed and chopped, paper on if you are lazy like me
1 1/2 T olive oil
Whisk all of the ingredients together. Dip a finger to taste–neither the lime nor the soy should totally overwhelm. The sweetness should be very faint. Place in a plastic bag with raw steak. Before you grill the steak, shake the garlic paper off of the steak. Grill to desired doneness (I wish I had gotten mine more rare).