Jamaican Jump Up Marinated Beef Steak

Explore some of the flavours of the world’s cuisines right in your own back yard with the Jamaican Jump Up.

Jamaican Jump Up Marinated Beef Steak

What You Need:

1 lb (500 g) Grilling or Marinating Steak, 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick
¼ cup (50 mL) EACH steak sauce and strong-brewed coffee
3 tbsp (45 mL) EACH balsamic vinegar and dark rum
2 tbsp (30 mL) Vegetable oil
1 tbsp (15 mL) EACH minced ginger root and fresh thyme
2 Cloves garlic, minced
½ tsp (2 mL) Ground allspice
¼ tsp (1 mL) EACH salt and pepper


  1. Combine steak sauce, coffee, vinegar, rum, oil, ginger root, thyme, garlic, allspice, salt and pepper in a zipper-type plastic bag.

  2. Pierce meat all over with fork. Place in bag with marinade; refrigerate for 30 minutes (for Grilling Steaks) or from 4 to 8 hours (for Marinating Steaks).

  3. Pat steak dry. Grill, broil or pan-fry using medium-high heat, turning once with tongs for 10 to 12 minutes.

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