Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Tasty Tuesday: Caribbean Grilled Steak

Caribbean Grilled Steak


Recipe Inspirations World Flavors collection makes it easy and fun to explore global cuisines in your own home. Each packet includes pre-measured, all-natural, salt-free McCormick spices and herbs and a collectible recipe card. Traditional flank steak gets an island twist with pineapple, a hint of lime, cumin and crushed red pepper.


1 package  McCormick® Recipe Inspirations Caribbean Grilled Steak , which includes the following Spices:
 2 teaspoons  McCormick® Garlic, Minced 
1 teaspoon  McCormick® Cumin, Ground 
 1 teaspoon  McCormick® Onions, Minced 
1 teaspoon  McCormick® Oregano Leaves 
 1/2 teaspoon  McCormick® Red Pepper, Crushed 
 1 1/2 pounds  flank steak or boneless beef sirloin steak
 3 tablespoons  olive oil, divided
 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 can  (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained


1. Mix salt and all of the Spices except Red Pepper in small bowl until well blended. Stir in Red Pepper to taste, if desired. Reserve 1/4 teasooon. Brush steak with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Rub with remaining spice mixture. Refrigerate 30 minutes or longer for extra flavor.
2. Stir lime juice and remaining 2 tablespoons oil into reserved spice mixture. Thread pineapple chunks onto skewers.
3. Grill pineapple skewers over medium heat 5 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally and brushing with 1/2 of the juice mixture. Grill steak over medium-high heat 6 to 7 minutes per side or until desired doneness, brushing with remaining juice mixture. Slice and serve steak with pineapple skewers.

Cooking Tips
One small whole pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into bite-size chunks (3 cups), may be substituted for the canned pineapple.

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