Sunday, June 5, 2016

Have you been to a steak house called Houston's? They have the best prime rib and Hawaiian rib eye. My fiance and I had our first date at Houston's, and we made it our ritual to visit Houston's every year on our anniversary. However, we made these Hawaiian rib eye, and OMG tasted exactly like Houston's rib eye. Now I will not be ordering the rib eye at Houston's no more! 

Copycat of Houston's Hawaiian Rib eye 

  • 2 thick cut rib eye steaks
  • 1cup low sodium soy sauce 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • 6 ounces pineapple juice
  • 13 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced

  • mesquite charcoal (optional)

1.      Add soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar, pineapple juice and apple cider vinegar to a small pot. Bring to a boil then simmer over low heat for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and pour the marinade into a large shallow dish (to marinate steaks later). Set aside until it’s cooled, or to speed up the process, cover and place it in the fridge until it’s cool.
2.     Add steak into the dish with marinade. Cover and place in fridge for 1 hour. Flip sides and cover for another 1 hour in the fridge.
3.     20 minutes before starting the grill, take dish with steaks out (still covered) to cool to room temperature. Heat grill.
4.     Heat grill to high and grill steaks for 5 minutes. Flip and continue to grill for 4 minutes (for medium-rare to medium). Use an internal thermometer (135F for medium-rare and 140F for medium). Transfer steaks to a platter and tent with foil to let rest for 5 minutes.

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