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Sweet Balsamic and Garlic Ribeye

This fast and easy chicken kabob marinade is very tasty. Add more garlic for a stronger garlic taste.
Prep Time1 hr 5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Garlic Ribeye
Servings: 4


  • 2 lbs Steak or Chicken skewered onto Kabobs


  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup minced garlic
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper


Beef Instructions

  • Mix marinade ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Pat steak dry with paper towel.
  • Put half of marinade in a shallow dish.
  • Put steaks in marinade, coating both sides.
  • Refrigerate one hour.
  • Turn on your oven and heat it to broil.
  • Put a cast iron skillet in the oven for 5-10 minutes, until it is fully heated
  • Turn stove to high.
  • Remove pan from oven (use a heavy oven mitt)
  • Set steak in heavy skillet, sear steak on high heat for 30 seconds per side.
  • Put cast iron skillet back into the oven (still on broil)
  • Cook 2-4 minutes depending on preferred doneness and thickness of steak. (2 minutes will be medium-rare)
  • Set on cutting board, cover with foil.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Slice against the grain.
  • Drizzle remaining marinade over steak.
  • Serve warm.

Chicken Kabobs

  • Thread chicken onto skewers
  • Place half of the marinade into a shallow dish, and place chicken into the dish. Turn to coat evenly.
  • Marinate for an hour. Then remove from marinade and grill.
  • Preheat grill to 300 degrees. Then cook for 5-6 minutes per side until cooked through
  • Drizzle with remaining marinade and sear for 2 minutes.


If using as a freezer meal:
Mix marinade and put in quart sized freezer bag
Place steaks in another freezer bag
Put together in freezer with preparation instructions on label
When ready to prepare, thaw steaks completely, and follow preparation instructions