Thai Steak Marinade
Here is yet another recipe I learned in my Thai restaurant cooking class. This is a perfect all around
marinade for any grilled or stir fried meat. I use it particularly on top sirloin steak then I grill it on the BBQ and
then slice it on a diagonal like London Broil. You can
use a mortar and pestle to grind the spices or just
chop them up finely on a cutting board.
Top sirloin is more tender than top round for
London Broil. But you could use this for roast pork
loin or grilled pork chops or shish kebob made of
chicken, beef or pork. The fish sauce called for in this
recipe can be Thai or Vietnamese fish sauce and you can find both online if they are not available near you.
2 lbs top sirloin or other meat
5-7 cloves fresh garlic
1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
3 coriander roots or stalks (can omit this if it’s hard to find)
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
You can easily double this recipe if it does not cover the cut of meat you are using. Pound, chop or
grind all of the ingredients except the meat and let them stand for 3-5 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Then
coat the meat with the mixture and allow it to marinate for at least one hour, but for 3-4 hours or overnight if you
have time. You can freeze the meat at this point, or cook it however you like. I like to grill meats marinated this
way, but you can roast or stir fry them too.