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3 Easy Steak Recipes for Your Summer Barbecue

Steak is another grill favorite. Juicy, delicious steak always takes the center stage on the table and it has every right to do so. Serve with salad and a side dish or two, and you're good to go. 

 

Grilled Steak with Bourbon Garlic Butter (West via Midwest)

This Grilled Steak with Bourbon Garlic Butter from West via Midwest is a lovely, juicy, and flavorful number any steak lover would love. The steaks are lightly seasoned and the bourbon garlic butter makes the meat elegantly delectable. The flavored butter is also a yummy accompaniment to fish, chicken, and other meat dishes.

"Grilled Steak with Bourbon Garlic Butter-- How to grill the perfect steak: Melted Bourbon Garlic butter blankets seared on the outside, juicy, tender on the inside steaks for an easy BBQ meal for entertaining."

Ingredients
Grilled Steaks
  • 8 6 ounce Rib Eye Steaks
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
Bourbon Garlic Compound Butter
  • 16 ounces butter
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons shallots minced
  • 4 ounces good bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon parsley minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

via Grilled Steak with Bourbon Garlic Butter (West via Midwest)

 

Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Flat Iron Steak (Life's Ambrosia)

Life's Ambrosia has a great recipe called Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Flat Iron Steak. The savory meat deliciousness of flat iron steak is complemented well by the wonderful combo of balsamic vinegar, red wine, garlic, rosemary, pepper and EVOO. This is definitely one for the books! 

"Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Flat Iron Steak is the perfect, easy summer meal! Grilled flat iron steak topped with a balsamic, red wine, rosemary and garlic reduction."

Ingredients:

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine, divided
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pound flat iron steak

via Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Flat Iron Steak (Life's Ambrosia)

 

Grilled Thai Coconut Lime Skirt Steak (Healthy Seasonal Recipes)

Try making this Grilled Thai Coconut Lime Skirt Steak from Healthy Seasonal Recipes if you're craving for steak that's rich and flavor. Coconut milk, ginger and fish sauce gives the steak a yummy Asian flavor profile, while the lime gives it a great dose of freshness. 

"This Coconut Lime marinade is like a flavor bomb! It will take the grassiest of grass fed steaks and transport them to a Coconut, Lime, Ginger Paradise. I used Thai fish sauce, which just a glug or two really pumps up the overall savory nature of the recipe. I served this with lime wedges, toasted peanuts and a generous drizzle of Sriracha on top."

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup lite coconut milk
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons Thai fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated ginger root
  • 1 pound beef skirt steak, preferably grass fed, cut into 4-inch lengths
  • ½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt

via Grilled Thai Coconut Lime Skirt Steak (Healthy Seasonal Recipes)

 

Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip: 

To make sure your steaks grill to perfection, take them out of the fridge 20 to 30 minutes before popping them on the grill. This would result in juicier steaks that are evenly cooked.



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