Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Grilled steak and asparagus
So I'm going to give this whole picture thingy a try. I know, I know, no one likes to read, and who doesn't like looking at pictures (and of food at that). But one thing to keep in mind is that I am pretty unbelievably lazy, so we'll see how long I can keep this up.
Now on to the food! Since the spring/summer weather has officially hit (YAY YAY YAY YAY) I've adopted various habits that I pick up around this time every year. These include a constant iced coffee craving, complete inability to concentrate at work, etc etc, but this year I've added a new one....asparagus. Yep, I've been eating asparagus basically every day since the tasty little spring spears have appeared in the grocery store. I wonder if it's possible to eat too much asparagus, someone let me know if I start to turn green. And this past weekend, I got the opportunity to try skewering these little spears and throwing them on the grill. And of course, just to round out the meal, there's a nice juicy steak. mmmmmmm.
The recipe below is adapted from Gourmet.
1/4 c oyster sauce
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp dijon mustard
2 cloves garlic, chopped
Brush the asparagus with the glaze before placing them on the grill. Grill until tender, about 5-8 min depending on thickness.
Brush the remaining glaze onto the steak and grill away!