When it comes to steaks, the simplest preparation is always the best. Balsamic Steak is simple, but produces complex, wonderful flavors.  The steak is seriously irresistible.
Balsamic Steak

Balsamic Steak
 
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 pounds skirt, flank, or lean sirloin steak
  • 1 Cup Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped onion
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
For the sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons butter, salted
  • 1/4 Cup red wine
Instructions
  1. Preheat a gas grill or broiler for 10 minutes, or start a charcoal fire 30 minutes ahead.
  2. Trim fat and silver-skin from meat and discard the scraps. Place steak in a bowl or plastic bag with vinegar and onion. Marinate for 20 minutes. Drain and place on a hot grill or under a preheated broiler. Reserve the marinade.
  3. For rare, cook 5 minutes if steak is thin or 8 minutes if thicker. Cook longer if you like it medium or well done.
  4. While the steak is broiling, bring the marinade to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring occasionally. Stir in the Worcestershire and butter. Reduce to simmer, then add the wine. Strain and serve with the steak.
  5. Remove to a cutting board, cover with foil, and let rest 5 minutes.
  6. Slice on a diagonal against the grain.
Notes
Skirt steak is full of flavor and cooks quickly. Balsamic vinegar tenderizes and flavors the meat without adding extra calories.

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