Stay in tonight. A restaurant-quality steak can be served up from your very own kitchen. It’ll be juicy, it’ll be savory and it’ll even be a little sweet. The dynamic flavor is thanks to a thoughtful marinade made from fresh blackberries and garden-favorite spices, like basil and rosemary. Yes, perfection requires some hands-on time, but you can stay in your PJs and save the tip money. Now, where’s your chef’s hat?
Missed Part 1 of must-have marinades? Check out this sweet-and-tangy concoction that’ll turn a basic chicken plate into your new weeknight default dish.
Blackberry-Honey Marinade for Steak
6 oz. fresh blackberries
½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
½ cup raw honey
1/3 cup liquid aminos
1 Tbsp. lime juice
3 cloves garlic
6 sprigs fresh thyme
¼ cup fresh basil
2 tsp. dried parsley
1 tsp. white pepper
1/3 tsp. dried rosemary
- In a medium pot over high heat, bring all ingredients to a boil.
- Use the back of a wooden spoon to mash berries and incorporate into sauce.
- Remove from heat and strain into food processor to ensure it’s entirely liquid.
- Coat steak with marinade and refrigerate meat for 1-4 hours. Cook steak as desired.