BBQ Whiskey and Soy Steaks BBQ Whiskey and Soy Steaks

BBQ Whiskey and Soy Steaks

An American inspired dish, using rump, sirloin or rib eye steaks in a simple tasty whisky and soy marinade for maximum flavour.

prep time
5 mins

cook time
10 minutes

4 people

Based on a 2cm thick steak

To Cook Rare: 2½ minutes on each side

To Cook Medium: 4 minutes on each side

To Cook Well Done: 6 minutes on each side


  • 4 lean rump. sirloin or rib-eye steaks
  • For the Whiskey and Soy Marinade:

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 5 tablespoons malt whiskey or Bourbon
  • 5 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 5 tablespoons brown sugar


  1. In a large non-metallic dish, mix all the marinade ingredients together. Place the steaks in the marinade and coat on both sides. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for up to 2 hours or overnight, turning once.
  2. Remove the steaks from the marinade and cook under a preheated moderate grill or on a prepared barbecue according to your preference. Set aside to rest on a warm plate.
  3. Serve the steaks with a Caesar or potato salad.


If preferred use flat-iron, or Denver steaks as an alternative.