Sesame- and Soy-Grilled Steak Salad

Sake, also called Japanese rice wine, adds to the mix of the other Asian flavors in the marinade for the grilled sirloin steak.

Sesame- and Soy-Grilled Steak Salad
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Grill 16 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 pounds top sirloin steak (about 1-1/2 inches thick)
Marinade:
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons sake, rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon dark Asian sesame oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 cups mixed greens, including Romaine
Pear Dressing (recipe on www.familycircle.com)
  • Pear Dressing (recipe on www.familycircle.com)

Make It

1. Place steak in baking dish.

Marinade:

2. Mix soy, sugar, sake, oil, garlic, scallions, sesame seeds, paprika and pepper in small bowl. Pour over steaks. Marinate 1 hour in refrigerator, turning after 30 minutes.

3. Prepare outdoor grill with hot coals or heat oven broiler. Grill or broil steaks 8 minutes per side or until temperature registers at least 145 degrees for medium-rare. Thinly slice steak across grain.

4. Toss greens with half the Pear Dressing; add steak. Serve other half of dressing at table. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 256, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 87, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 11, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 32, sodium (mg): 455, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.