Recipes with steak can be interesting and have variety. It’s an ingredient that has a multitude of uses and can be applied to different cuisines. There are also a lot of different cuts you can buy and seasonings and cooking techniques you can utilize. There is a good reason it has become a popular staple food for many. You can choose different ways to cook it so it can be served in different environments.
A good example is that you can cook a steak then slice it and add it to a salad to give it a special topping. The meat needs to be well seasoned before being cooked. Grill or fry until it’s done to the degree you prefer and then slice and spread over your salad leaves.
Diced steak can be a vital ingredient in a stir fry which can encompass the cooking styles of the Chinese and Thai people. This is a quick and simple way to prepare it and also uses less oil and energy to prepare as if you’re using a wok. It heats up quickly and cooks all ingredients evenly. This is one way to enjoy your meat alongside a wide range of vegetables.
You can also experiment using different flavors by utilizing more exotic ingredients like soy sauce, sesame seeds and tofu. Snow peas, carrot batons and peppers are good matches for beef if your preparing a stir fry. Thai dishes will benefit from using fish sauce which is their equivalent of soy and zesty roots like lemongrass.
Mexican cuisine uses steak well. Again using sliced meat you can enjoy tasty and flavorful treats like fajitas. Coat the meat in oil, Mexican spices and chili then leave in your refrigerator for a few hours to let the marinade set. Slice a few onions and peppers of various colors as these flavors work well served alongside beef.
Heat a frying pan and add some oil before cooking the ingredients as you would a stir fry. After completing this put it in a large bowl and serve along with cheese, guacamole, sour cream and fajitas. This is a great communal meal to share with others.
Combine this wonderful ingredient with a homemade sauce or butter. To make a herb butter that really makes a big difference to a regular grilled steak get some butter that’s been left out of the refrigerator and combine with some finely chopped chives and parsley. You can use other herbs if you like. Basil gives it a more Italian flavor, while adding Rosemary replicates the flavors like those in a British roast dinner.
There are two sauces which ca easily be made and these are red wine and pepper. Prepare some beef stock, around a pint. Heat this in a pan until it begins to boil down. When this occurs add some cream, ground pepper and whole peppercorns. Turn down the heat and settle and this is your pepper sauce. Your red wine sauce can be made by omitting the cream and mixing stock with some red wine. Keep stirring and tasting until to get the required flavor.