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Marinated Ostrich Steak

 Marinated Ostrich Steak
We raise ostriches on our farm on the eastern shore of Maryland, so we have an abundance of meat on hand to use for a variety of dishes. It's a lean meat that tastes similar to beef. My mother-in-law gave me this marinade recipe, and I've used it with a number of meats.
4 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + marinating

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup cider or white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 ostrich or beef tenderloin steaks (4 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a resealable plastic bag or shallow glass container, combine the
  • first 10 ingredients; mix well. Add meat to marinade and turn to
  • coat. Seal bag or cover container; refrigerate overnight, turning
  • meat occasionally. Drain and discard marinade. Broil or grill,
  • covered, over medium heat for 5 minutes. Turn and cook 6-8 minutes
  • longer or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a
  • meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; and well
  • done, 170°). Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon,

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Marinated Ostrich Steak (continued)

Wine (continued)
Merlot or Syrah.