Guinness Rib-Eye Steaks

Guinness Rib-Eye Steaks
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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 16 mins
Total: 36 mins
Servings: 2 servings

This is a deep, rich grilled rib-eye steak is marinated and basted in a dark beer sauce. Absolutely delicious!


  • 2 rib eye steaks (8 ounces/225 g. each)
  • 4 ounces/120 mL Guinness Stout Beer (room temperature)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL Vidalia onion
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL shallots
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Finely chop garlic, shallot and onion and place in a small bowl.

  2. Finely chop parsley and tarragon and add to the bowl.

  3. Add the Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, Guinness beer, soy sauce and seasonings then mix well to combine.

  4. Let stand for 30 minutes to blend flavors. Place the rib eye in a resealable plastic bag and add marinade.

  5. Make sure steaks are well coated. Seal bag and place into refrigerator for 2 to 8 hours.

  6. Preheat the grill. Remove steak from bag making sure to reserve marinade. Place steak onto the grill and cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until it has reached the desired doneness.

  7. Add remaining marinade in a small saucepan and simmer sauce over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Make sure to stir often.  

  8. Reduce heat to medium or medium-low if necessary. Add more beer to the marinade at this stage if desired.

  9. Once cooked through, remove sauce from heat and let stand until steaks are ready.  

  10. Serve steaks with sauce on top.

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