Treadwell Bag Steak

July 26, 2011
Treadwell Bag Steak

Author Notes: My mother has been making this recipe for as long as I can remember. She got it from a family friend many years ago. It is reminiscent of what you would get at a Parisian steak frites restaurant. It's a crowd-pleaser.

One of the reasons I love this recipe is how quick and easy it is to prepare. I almost always have all the ingredients in the house, since they are fairly common. All the ingredients for the marinade go straight into the food processor so I don't have to spend time finely chopping by hand.

The recipe says to allow the steak to marinate overnight, but in a pinch I've marinated it for just 4 hours and it still turned out great. You can also make it ahead of time and freeze it.

When I'm about to grill or broil it I sometimes get the urge to pour some of the leftover marinade over the top of the steak while it cooks. However, I've found that I get a better result if I don't do that.

This steak goes great with asparagus or french fries.
BloomingtonBaker

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • 1.5 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger root
  • 1/2 cup peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons white or rice vinegar
  • 1 onion (medium-size)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard (Coleman's or equivalent)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3 tablespoons honey
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Put all ingredients (except steak) in food processor, blend.
  2. Fork steak, place in zip lock bag with marinade, leave overnight (or at least 4 hours).
  3. Broil or grill steak.

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sexyLAMBCHOPx July 26, 2011
Sounds tasty and ease of prep via the food processor. I love adding honey to the marinade; it gives the steak nice carmelization.