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Beef Martini

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars

"If you like your beef 'shaken, not stirred', try this great tipsy marinade for the summer bbq season! Spice up the presentation with an olive and toothpick garnish!"
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Ingredients

2 h 15 m servings 492 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine onion, garlic, barbecue sauce, gin, vermouth, olive brine, and basil.
  2. Sprinkle each steak with salt and pepper, and place in resealable sandwich bags. Divide marinade between each bag, and seal. Ensure that marinade is evenly distributed around steaks. Refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours.
  3. Preheat grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil grate.
  4. Remove steaks from bags, and discard marinade. Grill steaks for 7 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 492 calories; 21 g fat; 25.1 g carbohydrates; 37.7 g protein; 121 mg cholesterol; 1367 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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We thought this was great! I have to take issue with TARA1218 though. Vodka tastes very different then gin so you completely changed the flavor of the marinade. Of course it wasn't as good, yo...

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I substituted vodka for the gin, otherwise followed recipe. My husband, the steak and martini lover, thought it was ok, nothing special. Raved about the savory garlic marinated steaks so will ...

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We thought this was great! I have to take issue with TARA1218 though. Vodka tastes very different then gin so you completely changed the flavor of the marinade. Of course it wasn't as good, yo...

This was the most delicious beef marinade I've ever had!! Highly recommended and very easy!

Wow, this is delicious. I was a little nervous because I thought that it smelled a little funky while marinating. But, after it's on the grill and it gets that cooked-outside taste...delish! I ...

This was a very tasty marinade. We had cut up stew meat (very inexpensive), so I was looking for a marinade to add flavor and tenderize the meat. I skewerd the beef with onions, peppers, and m...

Best sirloin steak we have ever eaten, my husband doesn't even like steak and he loved it! No fixing this one!

I substituted vodka for the gin, otherwise followed recipe. My husband, the steak and martini lover, thought it was ok, nothing special. Raved about the savory garlic marinated steaks so will ...

I made this marinade for beef skewers and everyone that had them at our party LOVED them. Wow! I have to admit the whole time I was preparing it I just wasn't sure about the combination of BBQ...

This was very good. I did the steaks on the grill pan. Next time I will serve in a martini glass with the olives as shown in the picture.

This will blow minds and palates, totally tasty and unique. Upscale with down to earth flavor blasts. I added side of the lemon zest garlic beans for perfect balance.