Tested till perfect Ginger Garlic Steak with Cucumber Radish Pickle

Ginger Garlic Steak with Cucumber Radish Pickle

Even if today's dish is for entertaining, you can still think healthy. Red meat is one of the best sources of iron. Sodium-reduced soy sauce has 40 per cent less salt than regular soy sauce. Serve with brown rice pilaf and steamed broccoli.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: March 2006

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  • Portion size 6 to 8


  • 3 tbsp 3tbspoyster sauce
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspsodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 4 tsp 4tspminced gingerroot
  • 4 tsp 4tspgranulated sugar
  • 4 tsp 4tspsesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsphot pepper sauce
  • 4 4clove garliccloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 1top sirloin grilling steaktop sirloin grilling steaks, 1 inch thick (about 2 lb/1 kg)
  • 2 tsp 2tsptoasted sesame seeds

Cucumber Radish Pickle:

  • 3 cups 3cupssliced English cucumberEnglish cucumbers
  • 2 cups 2cupsthinly sliced radishradishes
  • 1 tsp 1tspsalt
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsprice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspgranulated sugar
  • 1 tsp 1tspsesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsphot pepper sauce
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In shallow bowl, whisk together oyster sauce, soy sauce, ginger, sugar, oil, hot pepper sauce and garlic. Reserve 1/3 cup (75 mL) to serve with steak. Add steak to remaining marinade, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Cucumber Radish Pickle: In colander, toss cucumber, radishes and salt ; let stand for 15 minutes. Shake off liquid and pat dry; place in bowl. Add vinegar, sugar, sesame oil and hot pepper sauce; toss.

In greased grill pan, grill steak over medium-high heat, turning once, until medium-rare, about 16 minutes, or until desired doneness. Transfer to cutting board and tent with foil; let stand for 5 minutes before slicing and arranging on platter.

Heat reserved marinade; drizzle over steak. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with Cucumber Radish Pickle.

Nutritional Information Per each of 8 servings: about

cal 193 pro 22g total fat 8g sat. fat 2g
carb 8g fibre 1g chol 51mg sodium 547mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 19 vit A 1 vit C 15
folate 10
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