Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with the mouthwatering delight of Garlic Steak and Potato Foil Packets – a recipe so cherished that your family will request it week after week. The beauty of this dish lies in its simplicity, making it an ideal choice for picnics, barbecues, or cozy evenings at home.
This culinary gem was born from a spontaneous lakeside picnic a few summers ago. Facing the conundrum of unmarinated steaks, panic threatened to ruin the day. But a stroke of inspiration saved the day – a recipe for garlic steak foil packets. Thus began a culinary adventure that has since become a family tradition.
Imagine the intoxicating aroma of sizzling steak infused with the robust flavors of garlic, harmonizing beautifully with tender and flavorful potatoes. These Garlic Steak & Potato Foil Packets epitomize indulgence in every bite.
To craft this culinary masterpiece, gather the following:
– 2 pounds of top-notch sirloin steak, defatted and cut into 2-inch slices.
– 1 pound of baby yellow potatoes, quartered or halved to your preference.
– 1 tablespoon of minced garlic (adjust for personal taste).
– 2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning (or a blend of dried oregano, thyme, and parsley).
– 1 teaspoon of onion powder.
– 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
– Salt and pepper to taste.
The preparation is as straightforward as it is delicious:
1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F or prepare your grill.
2. In a generous bowl, gently combine the steak, potatoes, olive oil, minced garlic, salt, pepper, and the blend of seasonings. Ensure a thorough mixing.
3. Equally distribute the steak and potatoes onto four 12×12-inch aluminum foil sheets. Securely wrap the foil to create well-sealed packets.
4. For grilling, cook the foil packs over high heat for approximately 10 minutes on each side, until steak and potatoes reach perfection.
5. In the oven, place the foil packets on a baking sheet and bake for roughly 20 minutes or until the steak and potatoes meet your desired doneness.
6. Once cooked, carefully unwrap the foil packages, taking care to avoid escaping steam. For that final touch, sprinkle fresh parsley over the contents.
7. Serve these delightful Garlic Steak and Potato Foil Packets either directly from the foil or transfer them to plates.
Prepare yourself for a culinary journey that combines the richness of steak with the comforting appeal of potatoes, all in a portable and flavorful package.
This recipe, born out of necessity, has been perfected through countless family gatherings. From the tantalizing aroma that fills the air during cooking to the satisfying flavors with every bite, these foil packets are destined to become a staple in your culinary repertoire. Your family will undoubtedly thank you for introducing them to this irresistible delight.