Middle Eastern Ribeye Steak

By August 27, 2021Beef, Mains

The delicious combination of flavours in this marinade is so tasty and so versatile.

Try it for yourself. Enjoy!



Prep time

5 Minutes +

Marinating: 30 Minutes

Cooking time

20 Minutes


  • 1 Ribeye steak


  • ½ tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1½ tablespoons fresh thyme
  • 2 long red chillies, chopped
  • 2 preserved lemon wedges, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Dry fry the fennel in a saucepan, cook for 3 minutes
  • Add the garlic and oil and cook for 1 minute
  • Add remaining ingredients, stir and cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes
  • Remove from heat, allow to cool slightly
  • Rub the mixture onto the ribeye steak and set aside for 30 minutes
  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat, 
  • Drizzle steak with a little oil, add to the hot pan and cook on each side 2-3 minutes for rare or up to 5-6 minutes each side for well done. **Time depends on the thickness of the steak and how well you like your steak cooked
  • Place steak onto a serving plate and rest 3-5 minutes before cutting. 
  • Served here as a side with ½ of my Roasted Beetroot & Preserved Lemon Salad.  Enjoy!
  • Note: 
  • This marinade can also be used on chicken, fish, or lamb

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