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Sweet Balsamic Steak

Sweet Balsamic Steak
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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 1 lb lean beef steak, trimmed of fat 500g
  • 2 Tbsp light soy sauce 30 mL
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar 30 mL
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 30 mL
  • 1/2 tsp dried pepper flakes 2 mL
  • 1/8 tsp salt .5 mL



1 Place steak, soy sauce, canola oil, sugar, vinegar, pepper flakes and salt in a large resealable plastic bag.

2 Seal tightly and shake back and forth to allow ingredients to blend evenly.

3 Refrigerate 24 to 48 hours, turning occasionally.

4 Preheat grill or broiler.

5 Coat cold grill rack or broiler rack with canola cooking spray and place over grill or broiler pan. Remove beef from marinade, reserving marinade.

6 Place beef on top of rack and cook 5 minutes, turn and cook 4 minutes longer or until desired doneness.

7 Remove from rack and place on cutting board 5 minutes before thinly slicing diagonally grain.

8 Meanwhile, place reserved marinade in a small saucepan.

9 Bring to boil over high heat and continue boiling 2 minutes or until reduced to 1/4 cup (60 mL). Watch carefully to not over-reduce.  Remove from heat.

10 Place sliced beef on serving platter and drizzle sauce evenly over steak.


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