Marinated London Broil

This dish, the centerpiece of a sit-down dinner, matches beautifully with Zinfandel or other fruity red wines.

Marinade Ingredients:

* 1/2 cup Zinfandel

* 2 tablespoons brown sugar

* 1/4 cup soy sauce

* 2 tablespoons chopped garlic

* 2 tablespoons chopped rosemary

* 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

* 1/2 cup olive oil

* 2 1/2-lb. London broil, about 1 1/2-inches thick

Marinade Preparation: Combine all ingredients, and cover the steak with the mixture. Marinate overnight in refrigerator.

Salsa Ingredients:

* 1 pound shiitake mushrooms, sliced (stems discarded)

* 2 tablespoons olive oil

* 1 slice bacon, finely chopped

* 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

* 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger

* 1 tablespoon chopped garlic

* 2 tablespoons chopped scallion

* 1 tablespoon minced orange zest

* 1/4 cup diced tomato

* 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

* 1 tablespoon minced serrano chilies

* Salt and pepper to taste

Salsa Preparation: Cook bacon over medium heat in olive oil until brown. Add mushrooms and cook until tender. Remove from heat and cool. Add remaining ingredients and stir.

Final Preparation:

1. Grill steak over medium-hot coals for about 6 minutes on each side for medium-rare. Let rest for 10 minutes.

2. Thinly slice steak against the grain and on the bias. Arrange on warm platter and top with salsa.

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes
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