Guinness Steak for St. Patrick's Day for 'Let's Dish'

March 16, 2013 10:08:49 AM PDT
On St. Patrick's Day, the Guinness will surely be flowing. So how about cooking with it?

Chris Koetke, host of "Let's Dish" on the "Live Well Network," has a recipe for a marinated steak with Guinness. You can find more recipes likes this on the Live Well Network (

Recipe for Guinness Steak
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 20 minutes (plus up to 24 hours marinating time)
Cooking time: 8-12 minutes (depending on desired doneness and thickness of steak)
Serves: 4

1 cup onion finely minced
2 Tablespoons oil
2 cups Guinness (the rest is for you!)
¼ teaspoon dried thyme
2 teaspoons sugar
¼ teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon molasses
4 - 8 to 10 oz. New York strip steaks, external fat removed
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1. In a small saucepan, over moderate heat, sauté onions in oil until lightly browned.
2. Add Guinness, thyme, sugar, soy sauce, and molasses. Stir and bring to a rolling boil and reduce until it is half the original volume. Let cool.
3. Add steaks, marinate covered in the refrigerator for 24 hours before grilling. Remove steak from marinade, pat dry, rub with oil and season with salt and black pepper.
4. Grill until desired doneness