Hot canine with a aspect of canned beans, the quintessential camp dinner! While I’ll admit I’ve eaten my share of this custom fare, my desire for what sort of meat is on the top of my roasting stick held over the hearth is an efficient slice of steak!
It’s not a lot what selection of meat you select (going for the costlier, extra tender cuts is all the time most popular) however extra to the way you put together it in your caveman delicacies expertise – rigorously cooking a portion over the glowing embers of a campfire marshmallow-roasting type.
The stick technique works finest when skewering a strip of steak onto a sharpened persist with type an “S” when impaled. A skinny strip about 5 inches lengthy and an inch large is an efficient dimension for each even grilling and consuming. The cooking course of is solely holding the “S” over the hearth and turning the stick till the steak reaches the extent of doneness you’re in search of (trial and error). Typically as soon as the meat begins to drip from heated juices, it’s able to be chowed down.
Prepping the strips of steak at dwelling provides you an opportunity to use your favourite taste enhancers akin to rubs or marinades. Those strips can then be saved in a freezer-strength zip-loc bag and packed within the camp cooler – seasoning proper as much as threading them onto the skewer stick.
Cooking time depends upon the depth of your coals. It’s vital to rotate the persist with guarantee the meat is cooked evenly on all sides (the skinny strips take only some brief minutes, particularly in the event you like your steak juicy and medium uncommon). And since you’re mainly making a type of shish kabob, including slices of inexperienced pepper, onion, tomato or different veggies actually allows you to cook dinner your complete meal on the top of a stick!
Backpackers can maintain the packet of marinade/rubbed steak within the automobile cooler to the final minute earlier than they hike – utilizing the steak on a stick technique to have a good time their first evening’s meal out on the path.