When it comes to grilling, I am aware that it can be so intimidating. But I promise you that when you try it a few times, you will start to get the hang of it. Yes, a lot of the work depends on what type of grill you are using, but you’ll learn that you can use the same techniques with grilling specific types of meat on any grill that you’re working with. When grilling steak, if you follow my 8 simple steps, you will find that you can easily grill a steak perfectly anytime and anywhere.
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What ingredients do you need to grill steak?
- Steak of your choice. I personally like to grill ribeye bone-in and New York Strip.
- Clarified butter or ghee
- Seasoning (At the very minimum kosher salt and cracked pepper)
What is the best way to grill a steak?
In my opinion, the steps below are the best way to grill a steak. It is simple and once you get the hang of these steps, you can start playing around to create a process of your own.
- Step 1: First you need to decide on what steak you would like. There are so many options available for whatever the occasion may be. Just make sure that the steak is 2 inches thick.
- Step 2:Take your steak out of the refrigerator about 20 minutes before grilling. You want to make sure the center is not much colder than the rest of the steak. This will ensure even cooking.
- Step 3: Sprinkle your steak generously with kosher sea salt and pepper. I encourage you to add other seasonings, but if you are. in doubt, just add salt and pepper. Also make sure you season both sides.
- Step 4: Pour clarified butter or ghee into a dish that is large enough to hold your steak. Then dip your steak in it right before placing your steak on the grill.
- Step 5: Using direct heat, you want to make sure you place your steak on the hottest place on your grill. Typically the center.
- Step 6: Make sure you monitor the temperature of your steak by using a thermometer or grill probe.
- Step 8: Once you reach your desired temperature, take your steak off the grill and let it rest uncovered for about 10 minutes to keep in the juices.
How do you know when your steak is done when grilling?
When grilling your steak, it is important that you keep an eye on the temperature while grilling. You can either do this with a meat thermometer or the temperature prob that is provided with some grills.
- Rare – 125F or 52C
- Medium Rare – 135F or 57C
- Medium – 145F or 63C
- Medium Well – 150F or 66C
- Well Done – 160F or 71C