Glazed barbecued steak

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

2 servings

* PLUS Barbecuing Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper , optional
  • 2 tender steaks , such as tenderloin or rib-eye, at least 1-in. thick

Instructions

  • Oil grill and preheat barbecue to high. Stir vinegar, garlic and cayenne, if using, together. Rub over both sides of steak. Place steak on hot grill and barbecue until steak gives just a little resistance when lightly touched, from 6 to 8 minutes per side for medium-rare.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 266,
  • Protein
  • 32.6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.5 g,
  • Fat
  • 12.1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 72 mg.

Our rub perks up any steak, creating a little tangy caramelization.

Honey glaze

Stir 1 tablespoon (15 mL) balsamic vinegar with 1 teaspoon (5 mL) liquid honey and 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) cayenne pepper. Barbecue steaks on one side, then turn. Spoon glaze on top of each steak, then spread to cover. Barbecue until steak is done. Serve glaze-side up.

Maple glaze

Stir 1 tablespoon (15 mL) hoisin sauce with 1 teaspoon (5 mL) maple syrup and 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) cayenne pepper. Proceed as you would for honey glaze.