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Jamaican Jump Up Marinated Beef Steak

By posted March 5th, 2015 at 11:22 AM
Jamaican Jump Up Rub

This easy rub gives steak a taste of the tropics. Explore some of the flavors of the world’s cuisines right in your own back yard with the Jamaican Jump Up.

5 servings
Prep Time: 
5 min
Total Time: 
15 min 


  • 1/4 cup steak sauce
  • 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 3 tbsp dark rum
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger root
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp ground sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 lb grilling or marinating steak


  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 at least twice, for 10 to 12 minutes for medium-rare doneness 145˚F (63˚C)

Steak Sauce Options:

  • Teriyaki Temptation: Combine 1/4 cup (50 mL) EACH Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce, 1 tbsp (15 mL) EACH rice vinegar and vegetable oil, 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH liquid honey, sesame oil and garlic powder, 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground ginger and 1 green onion, sliced.
  • Britain’s Best: Combine 1/4 cup (50 mL) Worcestershire sauce, 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil, 1 tbsp (15 mL) EACH chopped fresh chives or parsley, prepared horseradish and grainy mustard, 2 cloves garlic, minced and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) freshly ground black pepper.



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