How to Grill the Perfect Steak

Steak on the Grill


1 inch to 1 ½ inch steaks
Unseasoned Meat Tenderizer
Melted Butter
Salt and Pepper to Taste
Glass Casserole Dish
Plastic Wrap


1.  Place steaks in Glass Casserole Dish and sprinkle both sides liberally with Unseasoned Meat Tenderizer.

2.  Brush on Melted Butter and Salt and Pepper

3.  Cover with Plastic Wrap and bring steaks to room temperature.

**Tip – Never grill a steak directly from the refrigerator

Steak with Spices & Herbs4.  Heat grill to high

5.  Once steaks have reached room temperature, place on grill and close the cover.

6.  Open grill only ONCE to flip steaks according to the temperature guide below:



Grill 3-4 minutes per side, to an internal temperature of 120 to 130 degrees


Grill 4 to 5 minutes per side, to an internal temperature of 130 to 135 degrees


Grill 5 to 7 minutes per side, to an internal temperature of 135 to 140 degrees


Grill 7 to 9 minutes per side, to an internal temperature of 140 to 150 degrees


Grill on MEDIUM heat for 9 to 11 minutes per side, to an internal temperature of 150 to 170 degrees

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  1. Betsy Barnes
    October 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm — Reply

    This is so helpful for me, now I can make the perfect steak, thanks! :)

  2. Blessie Nelson
    October 13, 2013 at 2:22 am — Reply

    Wow! I really needed this handy tips! Thank you!

  3. Cynthia R
    October 15, 2013 at 10:28 am — Reply

    thanks for the grilling tips, I’m still getting used to cooking and haven’t tried grilling yet, this helped a lot!

  4. October 15, 2013 at 9:47 pm — Reply

    I don’t touch steak in my house, my husband ALWAYS does the steaks. I’m a chicken and soup kinda cook LOL.

    Great tips though, I actually learned WHY he does some of the things he does.
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