Cook time (based on a 2cm/3⁄4in thick steak):
Rare: 21⁄2 minutes on each side
Medium: 4 minutes on each side
Well done: 6 minutes on each side
4 lean sirloin, rump or rib-eye steaks
For the Marinade:
90ml/6tbsp light soy sauce
60ml/4tbsp plum jam
Zest and juice of 1⁄2 lime
2 spring onions, finely chopped
45ml/3tbsp freshly chopped coriander
5cm/2inch piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely grated
2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
- Place all the marinade ingredients into a large, shallow bowl. Add the steaks, cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes, or overnight, if time allows.
- Remove the steaks from the marinade and reserve the marinade mixture.
- Cook the steaks according to preference on a preheated grill or barbecue, basting occasionally with the reserved marinade.
Serve the steaks with a colourful couscous salad.