The Chew: Steakhouse Salad Recipe & Balsamic Marinated Steak Recipe


The Chew: Steakhouse Salad Viewer Recipe

On The Chew, home viewers were invited to share their ideas for stress free meals. But only one of them could win and be made on the show. What did Michael Symon and guest chef Curtis Stone choose? The winner was a Balsamic Marinated Steak Recipe with Steakhouse Salad.

The Chew: Balsamic Marinated Steak

Everyone loved the simplicity of using a limited number of ingredients for this dish.


“It has five ingredients. Everything can be prepped ahead of time, and then you can let your husband do the rest of the work,” viewer Vanessa said of her concoction.

The Chew: Steakhouse Salad Recipe & Balsamic Marinated Steak Recipe

On The Chew, Michael Symon and Curtis Stone teamed with a viewer to make a simple, stress-free Steakhouse Salad Recipe and Balsamic Marinated Steak Recipe.

I have to say that she is right about this recipe. It could not get much easier than this. But I’m sure it helps to have experts working with you in the kitchen to make sure everything turns out perfectly for TV.


For the Rosemary in this recipe, Vanessa suggested you could just throw it in whole. But guest host Curtis Stone said that bruising the herb a bit will help to release its flavors in the marinade.

The Chew: Balsamic Marinated Steak Recipe Ingredients

Steak Ingredients

  • 2 lb Skirt Steak
  • 2 tbsp Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • Rosemary
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil

Salad Ingredients

  • 1 Red Onion, sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper

The Chew: Steakhouse Salad Recipe & Balsamic Marinated Steak Directions

  1. Pound the steak thin to tenderize the meat.
  2. Combine steak and marinade ingredients in a gallon-size, sealable plastic bag.
  3. Let marinate overnight in the fridge.
  4. Remove steak from refrigerator around 30 minutes before cooking.
  5. Grill about three minutes per side for medium rare, or longer to your desired temperature.
  6. Take off heat and let stand a few minutes before slicing and serving with salad.
  7. For salad, combine cheese with onion and tomatoes.
  8. Drizzle olive oil and vinegar over the mix, seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Chill until ready to serve.



  1. Carolyn Rodriguez says

    You forgot the 1/2 cup olive oil in the steak marinade. (Vanessa Wong’s Balsamic Marinated Steak with Steak House Salad)

  2. Silly Susie says

    made it tonight.
    let it marinate for 7 1/2 hours.
    used a flat iron steak.
    didn’t bruise the rosemary or crush the garlic.
    reduced the marinating liquid to almost nothing.
    made a huge kitchen sink salad and whole wheat
    biscuits and steamed asparagus. husband got all listed
    while I sliced thin the beef and laid it on the plentiful salad.
    did 1 TBL drizzle of the glaze over my salad along with
    about a TBL of balsamic and a TBL olive oil.
    such a good dinner.
    y’all make it when you get a chance

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