Marinated Rib Eye Bites With The Ultimate Dipping Sauce

Prep Time: 45 Minutes

Marinate Time: 4–6 Hours

Yields: 4 Servings


This marinade recipe was inspired by Caroline Fowler of Roswell, Ga.

Ingredients for Steak:

2 rib eye steaks

½ cup olive oil

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 tbsps red wine vinegar

½ cup soy sauce

¼ cup honey

3 tbsps Worcestershire sauce

2 tbsps chopped basil

2 tbsps chopped tarragon

1 tsp Creole seasoning

1 tsp cracked black pepper

Method for Steak:

In a small bowl, combine oil, garlic, red wine vinegar, soy sauce, honey, Worcestershire sauce, basil, tarragon, Creole seasoning and black pepper, stirring to mix well. In a zipper bag, add marinade mixture and steak, shaking vigorously to coat meat evenly. Place the filled zipper bag onto a cookie sheet and refrigerate 4–6 hours, shaking vigorously each hour. When ready to cook, heat a grill to medium-high heat according to manufacturer's directions. Place steak on the grill for approximately 6 minutes on each side. When steak is cooked, let rest on a cutting board for 10 minutes then cut into 1-inch cubes. Serve with the Ultimate Dipping Sauce.

Ingredients for Ultimate Dipping Sauce:

½ cup mayonnaise

2 tbsps mustard

4 tbsps ketchup

3 tbsps chile sauce

⅛ tsp cayenne pepper

½ tsp steak seasoning

⅛ tsp onion powder

Method for Ultimate Dipping Sauce:

In a small mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.