- Pat tenderized Cottage Steaks dry.
- Peel garlic, about 1 small clove per cutlet, and put it through a garlic press or mince. Sprinkle each cutlet with a pinch of salt, pepper, paprika, marjoram and garlic. Place in a bowl and refrigerate overnight or for a couple of hours.
- Grill over medium heat until the fat melts and meat is golden brown – See the grill-master’s thoughts and instructions below.
So I love grilling, like I REALLY love grilling. So when my wife told me how she wanted me to treat these lovely pig parts I was pensive to say the least. But as the saying goes, happy wife….etc, etc.
I set the grill up for indirect cooking, which means that all the coals are placed on one side of the grill. This allows for an oven like setting on one side, and a hotter than Hades side on the opposite.
I started the cutlets on the non-coal side to allow the meat to cook through and melt off as much fat as possible before transferring the porky goodness to the hot side. I kept the lid on the entire time in order to keep the fat from flaring up and burning the meat.
Since the meat is so thin, this is not a set it and forget it type of a situation. I didn’t allow the meat to sit too long so as to ensure I sort of crisped the cutlet, yet not allow it to burn.
In the end, they came out wonderful. It is not the medium to medium rare cuts that I am used to, but they were still moist with crispy edges. Lots of Polish fun!