Beer and Brown Sugar Marinated Steak

This unusual marinade results in a complementary mix of rich flavors that’s sure to please.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”30 min” cook_time=”15 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=”1 burger”]

  • 2 (16 ounce) beef sirloin steaks
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • 1/4 cup dark beer
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”1 hour, 10 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Preheat grill for high heat. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Use a fork to poke holes all over the surface of the steaks, and place steaks in a large baking dish. In a bowl, mix together beer, teriyaki sauce, and brown sugar. Pour sauce over steaks, and let sit about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with 1/2 the seasoned salt, pepper, and garlic powder; set aside for 10 minutes. Turn steaks over, sprinkle with remaining seasoned salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and continue marinating for 10 more minutes. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Remove steaks from marinade. Pour marinade into a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and cook for several minutes. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Lightly oil the grill grate. Grill steaks for 7 minutes per side, or to desired doneness. During the last few minutes of grilling, baste steaks with boiled marinade to enhance the flavor and ensure juiciness. [/step-item]
[nutrition-info calories=”390″ calories_fat=”” fat=”20.8g” sat_fat=”” choles=”121mg” sodium=”” carbs=”” sugars=”” protein=”” fiber=””]

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