Guinness and lime rump steak with onion marmalade

Perfect for entertaining.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 25 mins cooking
  • 6 hrs marinating
  • Serves 4
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Marinating your beef in a fragrant Guinness beer and lime marinade creates a wonderfully flavoursome piece of meat when grilled. It goes perfectly served with a sweet and salty onion marmalade - great for entertaining.


Guinness and lime rump steak
  • 1 1/2 cup (375ml) guinness stout
  • 2 limes (130g), rind finely grated, juice squeezed
  • 2 tablespoon fresh tarragon leaves, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt flakes
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 piece (800g) middle cut rump steak
  • 2 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • oven fries, to serve
Onion marmalade
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large (600g) red onions, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt flakes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) red wine


Guinness and lime rump steak with onion marmalade
  • 1
    Add the stout, rind and juice, tarragon, garlic, pepper, salt and olive oil to a large shallow dish. Add the steak and turn to coat in the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 3-6 hours.
  • 2
    Make onion marmalade: Heat the oil in a heavy-based frying pan over medium heat; add the onion and salt. Cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes or until softened.
  • 3
    Stir in the sugar and cook for a further 2 minutes. Add the vinegar and wine; cook until most of the liquid has evaporated. Season to taste.
  • 4
    Remove steak from refrigerator 1 hour before cooking; drain excess marinade.
  • 5
    Preheat barbecue to high and brush grill plate with a little olive oil to grease. Put the steak on the hot plate and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until cooked as desired. Remove steak to a warm plate, cover with foil and rest for 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Sprinkle steak with parsley. Serve with the onion marmalade and fries, if desired.


Not suitable to freeze or microwave.

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