How to Prepare an Outback Steak

For steak lovers, one of the most preferred options among food joints is the outback steak. Some of the food analysts believe that it is as popular as the Keystone, Subaru, Uluru and Ayers Rock. There are a number of appetizers and side dishes that make an outback steak delightful, apart from the main dish.

Due to limited budgets or monthly incomes, dining out for an outback steakhouse is not always affordable. However, you can make your own outback steak at home.

Prep time: approx 2 hours
Yields: 1 person

Ingredients:
Salt: 8 teaspoons
Ground black pepper: 8 teaspoons
Paprika: 4 teaspoons
Garlic powder: 1 tsp
Onion powder: 1 tsp
Turmeric: ½ tsp
Coriander: ½ tsp
Cayenne pepper: 1 tsp

Instructions

  • 1

    The first step of making an outback steak is to prepare the meat. Fillet steaks or rib eye steaks, which are easily available in grocery shops or meat farms, are considered to be the best meats for outback steak. While choosing the meat, you must ensure that it is fresh and the animal from which the steak has been taken was young and supple. The meat for the steak should be red and juicy.

  • 2

    Marinade plays an important role in adding a distinct flavour to any kind of a steak. Add salt, ground black pepper, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, turmeric, coriander and cayenne pepper in order to get the exact taste of the outback steak.

    Put all the above mentioned ingredients in small bowl and mix them nicely, while allowing the steak to marinate. Now you need to rub the mixture to all sides of the steak, which will allow the flavour to penetrate and seep deeper into the steak. It is recommended that you let the marinade to work overnight. It can also be used for barbecues.

  • 3

    You may now cook the marinade in a pan with some cooking oil. Add butter or olive oil but that is completely your choice. Medium heat is recommended while cooking the outback steak. You can press spatula onto the meat for some seconds in order to create seared edges.

  • 4

    Sauce is always an important part of the outback steak, which can be recreated by combining a couple of tablespoons Cajun powder, ¼ cup of olive oil, 4 springs of thyme, 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard, 1/8 cup malt vinegar, 4 chopped parsleys, 3 minced cloves garlic and 5 ounces of vinaigrette.

    Combine all these mixtures and allow them to settle for an hour before you serve the outback steak.

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