A quick and easy Fillet Steak Recipe with a Soy, Balsamic and Maple Marinade from Curtis Stone.
The meat only needs about fifteen minutes to marinade and it’ll be ready to hit the pan, braai or barbecue.
Because of the sweet marinade which will caramelise quickly, cook your fillet steaks on a medium heat. You want to cook them slowly, too hot and they will burn, keep and eye on them. If you are cooking on a braai make sure your coals are positioned to allow you different temperatures on the grill allowing you to easily move the steaks to a lower heat area if necessary.
Serve with grilled corn & cherry tomatoes like Curtis Stone if you wish, he has some nice ideas for grilling mielies and cherry tomatoes in the video along with a rocket salad.
Curtis also shares some great tips for knowing when your steak is ready be it Rare, Medium Rare, Medium of heaven forbid Well Done!
1 . In a bowl pour in the soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and maple syrup.
2 . Add a good pinch of fresh thyme and the zest of the orange.
3 . Marinade the fillet steaks in the marinade for up to 15 minutes.
4 . Get the pan to a medium heat, because this is a sweet marinade the meat will caramelise quickly. If its too hot it will burn.
5 . Cook to your liking and serve
6 . Rest the meat for half the cooking time before you tuck in.