Steaks are a barbecuing favorite. Flavorful, tender, and sometimes expensive, you will want to get the most out of your steak grilling. There are many different types of steaks available and many different types marinades. A steak will also vary by the type of cooking and doneness that one prefers. This simple guide will help the a beginner learn how to grill a steak.
Truth be told there are so many variations of this simple process that this lesson could be endless. Every chef has their how method to grill a steak, depending on the meat, the marinade or spices. This lesson teaches on the of simplest ways to grill a steak.
Steak (your preference)
Salt and Pepper
Step 1: Let the steak reach room temperature.
Step 2: Trim the steak of excess fat. Strips of fat should only be 1/4 inch thick.
Step 3: Season the steak with salt, pepper, garlic powder and steak spice.
Step 4: Preheat gas grill on high, or if using charcoal, until the charcoals are white.
Step 5: Brush the hot rack of your grill with oil to prevent sticking (optional).
Step 6: Place steak on grill and close the lid for approximately one and a half minutes. Open cover and flip steak and allow to cook for another one and half minutes for medium rare.
Step 7: Check for doneness with a meat thermometer.
Step 8: Remove steak and place foil tent over the steak for 5 minutes before carving or serving.
You’ve just learned how to grill a steak. Practice with different spices, garlics and marinades to find your favorite. Let us know how it goes!