Grilled Beef and Bananas

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4poundboneless beef top round steak (1-1/2 inch to 2 inches thick)
2tablespoonkosher salt
3tablespoonlime juice
2tablespoonolive oil
1teaspoonorange peel (grated)
1smalldried red pepper (crushed)
6 firm slightly green bananas
3tablespoonbutter or margarine (melted)


Trim fat from meat; rub meat with salt. Place meat in shallow glass dish. Combine tequila, lime juice, oil, orange peel and red pepper; pour over meat. Refrigerate covered, turning once, 4 hours or overnight.

Prepare grill. Remove meat from marinade. Grill meat, basting occasionally with some of the marinade, about 10 minutes per side for rare.

Meanwhile, peel bananas; cut lengthwise in half. Brush with marinade. Grill bananas, basting occasionally with butter, until light brown, about 4 minutes per side (you can grill bananas on heavy-duty aluminum foil).

Transfer meat to warm serving platter; cut into thin slices. Arrange grilled bananas around meat. Serve immediately.


Preparation time does not include marinating time.


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