It’s so quick and easy to whip up a flavorful sauce to go with your grilled steak, that you’ll wonder why you’d ever reach for the ready-made stuff. Give these simple homemade steak sauces a try at your next cookout, and you just might find your new summer taste sensation.
Ready in just 5 minutes, this classic Argentinian sauce is a spicy, tangy, pungent mix of garlic, herbs, vinegar, and lemon juice that pairs beautifully with all kinds of grilled meats and vegetables. Tip: This sauce isn’t meant to be thick, so when you pulse the ingredients in your blender, stop when it’s finely chopped but before it becomes a purée.
Although you can whip up this easy sauce in mere minutes, Chef John suggests you refrigerate it for a couple of hours to let the flavors develop.
And the secret ingredient is…raspberry jam! BUNKYLION says, “Oh my. As a rule, I don’t buy commercial steak sauces; just don’t like them. After reading the reviews on this recipe, I prepared this sauce to go with two grilled steaks and I have to say that this is the BEST!”
Chef John describes this creamy sauce as “mayonnaise plus salty, plus spicy, plus acidic, plus herby equals awesome.” Reviewers agree, and say they use it to enhance other foods such as vegetables and burgers. Watch the video to see how quickly and easily it comes together.
This tasty sauce can be used as a marinade, or you can hold some aside and serve it with the cooked steak. Just be sure the portion you hold aside for dipping does not come into contact with raw meat before you use it.
Rave review: “DELICIOUS!! I did double the cheese and used bleu instead, bc it’s what I had. Nice sauce for steak!” — pcmomofsix
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