Asian Glazed Hereford Steaks

Feeds: 4 People

Time to cook:

Rare: 2 1⁄2 minutes on each side
Medium: 4 minutes on each side
Well done: 6 minutes on each side


4 lean sirloin, rump or rib-eye steaks


90ml (6tbsps) light soy sauce
60ml (4tbsps) plum jam
Zest and juice of 1⁄2 lime
2 spring onions, finely chopped
45ml (3tbsps) freshly chopped coriander
5cm (2inch) piece fresh root ginger, peeled & finely grated
2 garlic cloves, peeled & finely chopped


Place all the marinade ingredients into a large shallow bowl. Add the steaks, cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes, or overnight if time allows.

Remove the steaks from the marinade and reserve the marinade mixture. Cook the steaks according to preference on a preheated grill or barbecue, basting occasionally with the reserved marinade.

Eat: Serve the steaks with a colourful cous cous salad

Tip: This marinade works well with lamb steaks too.